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2017 Florida Solar Congress

  • Valencia College, West Campus 1800 South Kirkman Road Orlando, FL, 32811 United States (map)
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Join Solar United Neighbors of Florida and solar supporters from across the state for our Inaugural Florida Solar Congress!


2017 Florida Solar Congress

Saturday November 4, 2017

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Valencia College, West Campus, Special Events Center (Bldg 8)

Parking available in Parking Lot F & G

1800 S Kirkman Rd, Orlando, FL 32811

The Florida Solar Congress is a free public conference that brings together solar supporters from across the state to learn and discuss the current state and future for solar energy in Florida. The day will include presentations about solar technology, energy storage, solar co-ops and policy topics. We will also hold a participatory open forum discussion for all attendees to discuss priorities that solar supporters should focus on in the coming year.

This event is FREE and open to the public. Everyone is welcome to attend!

The inaugural Florida Solar Congress will be hosted by Solar United Neighbors of Florida at Valencia College, West Campus.


9:00 to 10:00 – Doors open, registration – coffee and breakfast provided

10:00 to 10:45 – Welcome Remarks

11:00 to 11:45 – Presentations – Session 1

  1. Solar 101 Information Session, Jody Finver, Solar United Neighbors of Florida
  2. Growing Solar in Your Community – Panel Discussion, featuring South Miami Mayor, Philip Stoddard, FIU

11:45 to 12:45 – Lunch and Networking

1:00 to 1:45 – Presentations – Session 2

  1. Solar Policy – Panel Discussion, featuring leadership from Vote Solar, SACE and Sierra Club
  2. Solar + Storage, Dr. James Fenton, FSEC, UCF

2:00 to 3:30 – Participatory Open Forum Discussion
3:30 to 3:45 – Closing remarks

4:15 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Post-congress Happy Hour:

Continue discussing and connecting over happy hour at the Crafted Block and Brew, just a 10 minute drive (1.5 miles) from Valencia College!

Crafted Block and Brew - 2417 S Hiawassee Rd, Orlando, FL 32835