Clayton County Go Solar Learning Day & Solar Crawl

Check out the Clayton County Go Solar Learning Day & Solar Crawl
— completely free!

Friday, June 21st 11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Solar Talks, Solar Vendor Fair & LED Bulb Swap – St. Olaf

Simultaneous Events!!!

Friday, June 21st 11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Clayton County Solar Crawl
Self guided Solar Tour – tour stop list & interactive mobile friendly map below
Printable Solar Crawl Map

Learn all about what it takes to GO SOLAR! Solar talks will be given every 45 minutes by Winneshiek Energy District, Energy Planner, Joel Zook. Joel will discuss siting solar projects, solar technology, energy efficient pre solar must do’s, and why now is the time to invest in solar.  Meet local solar contractors at the vendor fair in the St. Olaf Auditorium. Solar installers will help you figure your plan to go solar and save!

LED bulb swap (bring up to four incandescent bulbs to swap) during the event.
The owner of the St. Olaf Tavern and  CCED Vice Chair, Randy Lenth, will be available to give information on this newly solar powered St. Olaf Tavern.


Hot Tip!!! Don’t forget to bring your reusable water bottle to the event – water refills will be available. & The St. Olaf Tavern, famous for their giant pork tenderloin, will be open for lunch

Maps will be provided for the self guided solar crawl. Check out various instances of solar from farm, rooftop, ground mount, businesses, cities and utilities!  Visit your neighbors who have already gone solar. Stop in and find out why and how they went solar and learn about the advantages of powering with solar energy!!

IMPORTANT: Please do not visit these sites outside of the designated times 11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Or as specially noted below.  

Jean Marie Hall – Home rooftop 514 Oak, Elkader, IA 52043
Premier Ag Services – commercial fixed ground mount 105 Johnson St. NE, Elkader, IA 52043
Signs and Frames – commercial rooftop 302 W Bridge St, Elkader, IA 52043
Roger & Rosie Thomas – rural home rooftop 17658 Domino Rd. Elkader, IA 52043
Jim and Joleen Jansen – manual rotating ground mount 29503 Galaxy Rd. Communia, IA 52043 1 pm – 2:30 pm
St Olaf Tavern – commercial rooftop 106 S Main St, St Olaf, IA 52072
City of Marquette – city infrastructure 108 Natures Dr. Marquette, IA 52158
Ryan & Kristin Oberbrockling – ground mount hog operation 31389 215th St. Garnavillo, IA 52049
Towers Senior Living – rooftop 103 E Centre St, Garnavillo, IA 52049
Steve Dikkers – neighborhood ground mount 430 Acre St, Guttenberg, IA 52052
Turkey River Farms – fencing operation 23719 Hazel Rd Elkport IA 52044
Community Savings Bank – rooftop 101 E Union St, Edgewood, IA 52042
Allamakee Clayton Electric Cooperative – community solar field 229 IA-51, Postville, IA 52162
Sodes Green Acre Cafe & Meat Market – commercial rooftop 7 Goethe St, Guttenberg, IA 52052
Mike Sadler – pulley adjustable ground mount 38939 Hwy 410, Strawberry Point, IA 52076 11 am – 12:30 pm
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church – solar ready church 401 S Egbert St, Monona, IA 52159 1 pm – 2:30 pm


Printable Solar Crawl Map


Stay updated and mark yourself as “Going” on our Facebook event!

June 2019 Clayton County Go Solar Day Sponsors