On February 17, 2011, the WV Small Farms Conference will focus on small scale renewable energy systems. Here is a link to the flier for the conference. If you want to learn to stop being a consumer, this is the place to do it. The conference will be held at the Lakeview Resort in Morgantown, WV. Registration is $50. No advance registration is required.
More people need to do the math on solar power. Power companies want you to believe that their product is the “cheapest.” Here is one of the presentations at the conference:
Harvesting Solar Energy; Your Solar Investment
Did you know that investing in a solar power system yields a higher rate of return than most traditional investments? Come hear how harvesting solar energy can reduce your dependence on fossil fuels and produce a return on investment that you can brag about to the neighbors.
One of your first steps toward becoming a producer is to start thinking about long term investment returns instead of your monthly bill. Producers have to do a little more work than consumers, but it pays off.