LARAMIE – On Saturday, Oct. 2, residents, visitors and online streamers alike are invited to participate in the event that will highlight a variety of residential, university, commercial and municipal solar power installations.

The Laramie Solar Tour will include options for biking, driving and live streaming a tour of several outdoor locations where participants can view solar installations and learn about the economic, social and environmental benefits of Laramie-based solar setups. The tour will begin at 10 a.m. at the solar installation on the south side of the Laramie Ice and Event Center, 3510 East Garfield St., located across the parking lot from Basic Beginnings.

The tour’s initial seven stops will be visited and streamed online between 10 a.m. and noon, while additional solar installations from around the community will be welcoming visitors outside between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

The Laramie Solar Tour is a partnership between Sierra Club Wyoming, Powder River Basin Resource Council, Laramie's Alliance for Renewable Energy and the American Solar Energy Society’s National Solar Tour. The Laramie Solar Tour aims to educate and inspire Wyomingites in launching our communities to reach their full solar energy potential.

Further details on the tour stops, bike route, livestream schedule and additional local solar installations being celebrated on the day can be found at SC.org/LaramieSolarTour, where interested participants are encouraged to RSVP to the event.

The tour will occur outside, but participants are encouraged to wear masks and respect social distancing guidance.

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