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Please join the Cook Memorial Library and the Chocorua Lake Conservancy live via Zoom on Wednesday, March 1, at 7PM for “Solar Energy 101 & Beneficial Electrification” with Ted Vansant, Founder and President of New England Commercial Solar Services. Ted will give an overview of solar energy possibilities, including the currently popular systems that capture solar energy and how the systems work; solar panel mounting possibilities—rooftop (flat and sloped), poles, ground-mounted row, trackers, and solar farms; why to include electrical storage batteries in a solar installation; and the benefits of solar energy in residential, commercial, municipal, and school settings. He will also discuss beneficial electrification and why energy efficiency, beneficial electrification, and solar are great ways to fight climate change and save money at the same time. Bring your questions!

This free program is part of the CML/CLC series “Climate & Community.”

Please register in advance at You will receive a Zoom link in the confirmation email. 

About the Presenter:

Ted Vansant is Founder and President of New England Commercial Solar Services (NECSS) and brings 22 years of experience with solar energy to every project. NECSS is a New Hampshire company providing low-cost solar construction and financing services to commercial, municipal, non-profit and educational clients throughout New England. Ted believes that every solar panel that is installed helps address climate change through lower emissions and by helping the general public “see” clean energy.  This belief drives the business towards greater educational outreach including NECSS’ Solar On Schools Program. Other new initiatives include helping customers become net-zero with solar PV, heat pumps and vehicle chargers.

Ted currently serves as Chair of Clean Energy New Hampshire’s Solar Working Group and is the former chair of Clean Energy New Hampshire. Ted and his family enjoy lots of free solar energy at their home from their solar hot-water and solar PV systems and they look forward to having an all-electric vehicle soon. 

Solar Energy 101 & Beneficial Electrification, Rescheduled to 3/1
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