Santa Monica is now getting 2.5 percent of its power annually from solar energy, Solar Santa Monica announced Monday. The solar energy is being generated thanks to 300 solar installations on homes and businesses throughout the city. Participants in the solar-energy effort also include the and .
To celebrate the milestone, an will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Solar Santa Monica Office. Mayor will attend a 6 p.m. ceremony celebrating the businesses and residents that have made the switch to solar (a.k.a. the "Solar Champions"). Additional members of the , along with solar-energy-friendly contractors and members of Solar Santa Monica's Advisory Council and staff, will also be on hand.
If you're interested in attending the Thursday event, RSVP to Solar Santa Monica's Drew Lowell-Britt at 310.804.8449.