In Partnership with

THANK YOU to everyone who helped make this a big success. Click here to see pictures.

Saturday, June 20, 2009, 11:00 am to 6:00 pm

at the Finley Center in Santa Rosa

2060 West College Ave., Santa Rosa

Ride your bike! More Info

Take the Bus! Info below

*** Download the Program for the Day ***

Download a Map of the Fair - Warning - large file 2 Megs

Learn all about Solar Energy and Energy Efficiency

Speakers, Panels and Workshops All Day!

Volunteers positions are filled!

We have plenty of volunteers now, so just come and enjoy the fair!

Visit all the fabulous zones at the Solar Fair!

Solar Sonoma County Membership Zones!

Learn all about what SSC is doing, become a member, purchase a water bottle and a T-shirt to show your support AND learn how to reduce your energy footprint with our new Sonoma County Energy Action web site!!

Solar Vendor Zone
Sponsored by Sunpower, SolarWorks, and SolarCraft

Talk face to face with the people that can save you money!

Participating booths include:

Solar Works
Solar Depot

• Sebastopol Heat and Cool
• Harmony Farm Supply Solar Division
• REC Solar
• SPG Solar
• Cooperative Community Energy
• Affinity Solar Energy
• Advanced Alternative Energy Solutions
• Akeena Solar
• Real Goods Solar
• The Sun Connection
• Western Pacific Solar
• North Coast Solar
• Suntrek Industries
• Sun First! Solar
• The Solar Company
• SunRun
• Sun Tools
• Bass Electric
• Contractors State License Board
• Empower Energy Solutions
• Solar Universe
• Steele Energy Solutions
• Ron Dorris Electric
• Gaia Energy Sytems

Green Jobs Zone
Sponsored by Assemblywoman Noreen Evans and IBEW - Local 551

Get Green Jobs and Training Information. Talk face to face with teachers and trainers and potential employers.

• IBEW - Local 551
• Community Action Partnership, Sonoma - YouthBuild
• Sonoma State University
• Santa Rosa Junior College
• Sonoma County Job Link
• North Bay Institute of Green Technology
• Solar Living Institute
• Computer Recycling Center
• Montgomery High School Green Academy
• CA Home Energy Efficiency Rating Services (CHEERS)
• Dominican University Green MBA Program
• CA Building Performance Contractors Assoc. (CBPCA)

• Kilcor Builders and Design Inc.
• John Craig Construction
• Generational Energy Inc.
• Rick’s Energy Solutions
• BCC Construction
• Living Homes Construction
• Tom Trent Builders
• Codding Construction
• Sustainable Spaces
• Advanced Home Performance
• Building Solutions
• William Verde & Associates
• Green Enviro Tek

Energy Efficiency Zone and the Pathway to Clean Energy

Two Grand Prizes!!
Free home performance analysis by
• Simms Custom Construction
• CastleRock Technologies, Inc.

And many other prizes including Solar Toys from Real Goods!

Financing Zone

Learn how to Finance Solar and Efficiency for Residential, Business and Commercial

• Sonoma County Energy Independence Program
• Mission Capital Group
• Safe-Bidco
• GoLocal

Fun Zone for all ages

Activities for Kids, Teens, and Adults!

• Solar car races
• Cookie baking in a solar oven
• Face painting and art projects
• Story telling
• Prizes from Real Goods
• Activities by Whole Foods

Live Music all Day on a Solar Powered Stage - Powered by Affinity Solar Energy

Click to see full entertainment list


Taiko Drummers,

and more!

Learn what your local government agencies are doing about solar and energy efficiency

• City of Santa Rosa
• City of Sonoma
• County of Sonoma
• City of Cloverdale
• City of Healdsburg
• City of Sebastopol
• Sonoma County Water Agency

Food and Beverage Zone

• Korbel Champagne Cellars
• Alexander Valley Vineyards
• Balletto Vineyards
• Davis Bynum
• Jacuzzi Winery
• Rodney Strong Vineyards
• Ukiah Brewing Co.
• Mendocino Brewing Co.
• Anderson Valley Brewing Co.
• North Coast Brewing Co.
• Taylor Maid Coffee
• Comet Corn
• Lata’s Indian Cuisine
• Sizzling Tandoor
• Sonoma Teriyaki
• Graton Day Labor Center
• Jamba Juice

Lots of good energy info from nonprofits and the California Energy Commission!

• California Energy Commission, Go Solar Program
• Sonoma County Climate Protection Campaign
• Sierra Club
• Strategic Energy Innovations
• EcoGreen Real Estate Team
• US Green Building Council's Redwood Empire Chapter 
• Green Mary

Solar power means energy independence. So does getting around by bike. That's why the Solar Fair is partnering with Sonoma County Bicycle Coalition to offer free valet bicycle parking at the event. Don't get stuck in traffic. Don't search for parking. Just roll right up, stress-free to the bike valet, and enjoy the fun knowing your bike is safe and sound. YOU are solar-powered!
Pedal to the Solar Fair!

Free Valet Bike Parking!

OR Ride the Bus!

Click this link for CityBus schedules.

Route 3 to Finley Center

Event Greening by

Bring your own drinking container, we'll supply free filtered water. No plastic bottles please!

Or buy a beautiful stainless steel bottle at our membershp booth!

Event Producer: Marty Roberts; Event Coordinator: Katrina Zavalney
PR and Advertising Coordinator: Lori Houston; Graphic Design: Lynda Banks
Pathway to Clean Energy: Chris Cone; Volunteer Coordinator: Keri Wray



Corporate Sponsors

Regional Sponsors

Noreen Evans &

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

Local Solar Sponsors


Community Sponsors

Whole Foods, Sebastopol
& Santa Rosa

Jean Schulz

Senator Pat Wiggins

Simms Custom Construction

Castle Rock Technologies, Inc.

Media Sponsors


Media Partners

Sonoma West Times and News


Affiliate sponsors:

Our Grant Partners

City of Sebastopol

City of Santa Rosa

A project of:

US Dept. of Energy Solar America Cities Program
Bay Area Air Quality Management District