Summer Solar Webinar Series

Join us for a summer solar webinar series!  We hope these informative webinars will interest local governmental officials, business owners and community members.

Each webinar will feature an expert on the particular topic in a conversation with MEO’s Executive Director John Kinch. There will also be time for webinar attendees to ask questions.


Solar Siting
Friday, June 28, 2019 at 10-10:45 am (EST)

Siting—that is, locating—solar is a critical aspect of developing a solar project, whether it is residential, commercial, community solar or utility scale.

Featured Presenter:

Brian Maillet: In his career in solar development, Brian has brought online more than 100 megawatts of solar across the country and recently, in the past four years, over 15 megawatts in the Midwest.



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What’s New in Michigan’s Solar Laws
Friday, July 26, 2019 at 10-10:45 am (EST)

Our second webinar will cover updates and discussion on changes in solar laws, from the state to the local level.

Featured Presenter:

Margarethe Kearney: Margarethe is an attorney for the Environmental Law & Policy Center and has been a tireless advocate for clean energy in Michigan both at the legislature and the Michigan Public Service Commission.

Registration will open after June 28.

Community Solar-“Like”
Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 10-10:45 am (EST)

MEO has helped to develop and launch two pioneering community solar projects in Michigan. As community solar continues to expand, it can take on a variety of models to fit a communities’ needs. Our final webinar will offer insights into a few community solar- “like” models around the county.

Featured Presenter:

Marta Tomic: Marta serves as Vote Solar’s Community Solar Program Director, working to expand community solar programs and best practices across the U.S. through advocacy and policy initiatives.

Registration will open after July 26.