Organize a Tour

Solar tour at farm, Woodland, CA.

Across the country, homeowners, community leaders, and ASES chapters are the incredible forces and faces behind the National Solar Tour’s success. We tip our hats to these people who, for more than two decades, have brought hundreds of thousands of people together to tour tens of thousands of residential, business and community solar sites.

Host a tour and have an impact

Tour organizers and homeowners demonstrate immense leadership in their communities by sharing today’s renewable energy solutions with tomorrow’s enthusiasts and customers. By bringing simple energy efficiency, conservation and renewable energy technologies to light, they have an immediate and positive effect.

ASES provides all the tools and resources necessary to get a tour started in your community. The 2017 National Solar Tour Local Organizer’s Toolkit includes many of the resources you need, which you can also find individually below.

Most importantly, please contact solartour@ases.org to add your neighborhood/city solar tour to the map.

Check out our 2017 National Solar Tour Checklist for details of how to plan a tour in your town/neighborhood.

Please send the 2017 NST LOCAL PRESS RELEASE to your news and radio stations soon. 2017 NST PRESS RELEASE is also available to promote the National Solar Tour. This one is more generic, and the local can be customized for your local flavor.

Here is a 2017 NST LOCAL SPONSOR PACKAGE if you are able to find additional local or national sponsorship. You can adjust the rates as you see fit.

National Sponsorships for 2017 National Solar Tour are available through July 30, 2017. Contact Spring Hericks for National Solar Tour sponsorships.

Our tour organizing calls are underway. Please contact solartour@ases.org if you would like to be included.  Please don’t forget to send us your local tour contact email and/or website information so we can publicize it.

Here is the National Solar Tour Poster, which you can reproduce locally.

Here is the Owner Release Authorization to be filled out by individual locations on your tour.

Here  is the National Solar Tour Logo:

 

for your use in promotional materials and on your website or in emails.

Here is the lawn sign artwork.

It is recommended that local tours obtain event insurance. Here is a broker that we like: Walterry Insurance Brokers
800-638-8791

Contact solartour@ases.org for more information.

Here’s what past tour organizers have had to say:

  • Organizing a tour makes a huge difference in motivating neighbors to invest in renewable energy
  • It’s a great opportunity to meet local community members
  • The ASES website helps to bring in lots of different people and ignites interesting conversations.
  • This is a perfect opportunity to share similar industry interests with your community
  • It’s a great way to show people how to save money and still have every modern convenience (and more!)