2016 Green Energy Ohio Guided Tours

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For those that are not inclined to visit open house sites on your own and want a more personal experience with expert tour leaders, Green Energy Ohio encourages you to participate in some of the select Guided Tours listed below in various regions of the state. All of these tours are free to the public but registration details vary among the tours. These select Guided Tours are made possible by volunteer tour organizers so be sure to thank them if you attend one of these organized tours. Click on the Guided Tour link below for more details.

Northwest Region (1 Tour)

MINSTER 4.3 MW SOLAR/7 MW STORAGE PROJECT (1 site)
Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Location: 2768 Minster Fort Recovery Rd, Minster, Ohio
Reservations are not required for this Tour

Northeast Region (7 Tours)

EAST OF CLEVELAND GUIDED/BUS TOUR (8 sites)
Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 9:00 am to 3:30 pm (optional guided tour of Lake Metroparks Farmpark from 3:30 to 4:00 pm)
Kick-off at: Lake Metroparks Farmpark, 8800 Euclid-Chardon Rd, Kirtland, Ohio
Call Valerie for reservations at 440-231-0842

MEDINA COUNTY GUIDED TOUR
Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 9:00 am
Kick-off at: Wolff Bros Supply, 6078 Wolff Rd, Medina, Ohio
Reservations are not required for this Tour

GREATER AKRON GUIDED TOUR (5 sites)
Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 8:30 am to 3:00 pm
Kick-off at: Akron Zoo, 500 Edgewood Ave, Akron, Ohio
Reservations are required (see GEO web site for details).

OBERLIN GUIDED TOUR (5 sites)
Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 9:00 am to 3:30 pm
Kick-off at: Adam Joseph Lewis Center, 122 Elm St, Oberlin, Ohio
Register at geooberlin2016.eventbrite.com

STARK COUNTY GUIDED TOUR & Climate/Solar PV Workshop (4 sites & workshop)
Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 9:15 am to 4:00 pm
Kick-off at: McKinley Presidential Library & Museum at 800 McKinley Monument Dr NW, Canton, Ohio
Reservations required.  Call Lynette at McKinley Museum for reservations at 330-455-7043 or register online at 2016starkcountytour.eventbrite.com

WAYNE COUNTY GUIDED TOUR & Climate/Solar PV Workshop (5 sites & workshop)
Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 9:15 am to 4:00 pm
Kick-off at: Christ United Church of Christ at 301 North Main St, Orrville, Ohio
Reservations required.  Call Stuart at 234-249-4399 or register online at 2016waynecountytour.eventbrite.com

HOLMES COUNTY GUIDED TOUR & Climate/Solar PV Workshop (4 sites & workshop)
Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 9:15 am to 4:00 pm
Kick-off at: Heritage Community Center at 3558 US-62, Millersburg, Ohio
Reservations required.  Call Tobie at Trail Battery & Solar at 330-893-7033 or register online at 2016holmescountytour.eventbrite.com

Central Region (1 Tour)

DELAWARE SOLAR CO-OP SPONSORED GUIDED TOUR (5 sites)
Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Kick-off at: Fox-Lynd Residence at 1401 Curve Rd, Delaware, Ohio
Reservations are not required for this Tour

Southwest Region (2 Tours)

SOUTHWESTERN GUIDED TOUR (6 sites)
Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Kick-off at: Westcott Solar House at 85 South Greenmount Ave, Springfield, Ohio
Reservations are not required for this Tour

COMMUNITY FRIENDS MEETING (1 site)
Saturday, June 4, 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Location: Community Friends Meeting at 3960 Winding Way, Cincinnati, Ohio
Help us celebrate the success of the GCEA Solarize Cincinnati program with a dose of sunshine! There will be food and fun for the whole family along with information about going solar and a great view of the newly installed solar array at the Community Friends Meeting!


Southeast Region (1 Tour)

ATHENS COUNTY SELF-GUIDED TOUR (4 sites)
Note that this is NOT a guided, but a self-guided Tour of sites that are within close proximity in Athens, Ohio.  The following locations are available to tour during their normal business hours (dates and time vary for each site – follow the links below for more information).  Reservations are not required for this Tour.

Athens Community Center
9 Tables Restaurant
Athens Public Library
Village Bakery