Events

Events
Upcoming events

4/19: Girl Scouts Field Trip at Solar Design Center- SunPower by EmPower Solar, Island Park – 5:30pm to 6:30pm 

4/20: Educational Webinar about going solar at your home – 12:00pm to 1:00pm, or 7:00pm to 8:00pm – Sign up here – Part of the Alliance Program with Citizen Campaign for the Environment (discount available) 

4/21: Educational Tent at Earthstock – Stony Brook University, Stony Brook – 11am to 3pm - Part of the Alliance Program with Stony Brook Alumni Association (discount available)

4/22: Solar Demo at Huntington's 2017 Family Earth Day EXPO - Heckscher Park, Huntington - 9am to 1pm

4/22: Shred Day at Nassau Financial Federal Credit Union - 2995 Long Beach Rd, Oceanside – 9:30am to 12:30pm

4/22: Earth Day Celebration and bag give-away – Kennedy Plaza, Long Beach – 10:00am to 2:00pm

Interested in having us attend an event? Would you like to hold your event at our Solar Design Center? Contact us!
Past events

2/8/17 - C3E Women in Energy - Long Island Meetup - Event details and registration here. 

10/29: Educational Tent at SPOOKY WALK – Clark Botanic Garden, Roslyn - 6pm to 9pm - Part of the Solarize North Hempstead initiative!

10/30: S.T.O.P. Day at North Hempstead Beach Park, Port Washington - 9:30am to 3pm - Part of the Solarize North Hempstead initiative!

10/30: Edu. Tent at NOT-SO-SPOOKY WALK – Clark Botanic Garden, Roslyn - 12pm to 4pm - Part of the Solarize North Hempstead initiative!

11/2: Presentation: Port Washington Library - 7:30pm - Part of the Solarize North Hempstead initiative!

11/3: Presentation: Yes We Can Community Center, Westbury - 6:30pm - Part of the Solarize North Hempstead initiative!

11/9: Presentation: Clinton G. Martin Park, New Hyde Park - 6:30pm - Part of the Solarize North Hempstead initiative!

10/8: Long Beach Solar Homes Tour: Take a trolley ride guided-tour of some of Long Beach's solar powered homes and buildings! Free, however registration is required. Learn more >>>

7/26: 2016 Marcum Workplace Challenge. Check out photos from the event here >>>
7/21: Power Up LB: An evening for LB homeowners at The Saloon: live music, food, raffles, prizes and exciting updates on solar energy and the new Tesla Energy Powerwall battery! Register today!  >>>
5/15: Long Beach Scavenger Hunt: Uncover facts about the 'City by the Sea' by exploring shops, restaurants and historic sites while competing for great prizes. Learn more >>>
5/11: 2016 LIVE UNITED Celebration Luncheon – Hosted by Carol Leifer, Comedian, author, and writer for Seinfeld and SNL. Learn more >>>
5/4: Become a Certified Solar Agent: Help your clients sell their solar-powered homes for ABOVE asking price. 
Once certified as a Solar Agent, earn money for each client you sign up for solar! Learn more >>>
4/22: Greater NY Electric Auto Association  – Earth Day Car Show at Vanderbilt Financial Group.  Learn more >>>
4/21: Citizens Campaign for the Environment - Earth Day Summit at Suffolk Community College. "Water & Energy: Shaping Long Island's Future". Register and Learn more >>>
4/20: Vanderbilt LEED Tour – Vanderbilt Financial Group will be hosting a USGBC-LI sponsored LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) presentation followed by private tours of the building in honor of Earth Day on April 20th from 6pm to 8pm. The Vanderbilt Financial Group headquarters is the first LEED Platinum office building on Long Island and features a SunPower by EmPower Solar system! Learn more >>>
4/20: Women in Energy NYC – A New York Energy Update and C3E MeetUp - Sponsored by SunPower by EmPower Solar
Click here to register today. Use priority code "C3E2016" when registering. Learn more >>>
4/12: Long Island Progressive Coalition Home Energy Workshop Series hosted by the South Merrick Community Civic Association. Learn how a home energy audit and solar assessment can reduce heating and electric bills. Open to the public.
Student Competition

The EmPower Solar Student Competition challenges high school students to use STEM and creative components to research the potential of solar in their own communities.

The Competition has engaged hundreds of students from across Long Island and NYC, and awarded over $20,000 in scholarships.

EmPower Solar sends the winning team to the Solar Decathlon, which has been hosted in Washington, DC; Irvine, CA; and Versailles, France. 

Friends and family of participating students are also eligible for a Solar Discount to EmPower their Long Island or NYC home.

The 2015 Student Competition
This year, the EmPower Solar Student Competition was co-hosted by Hofstra University. Three teams took home $6,000 in scholarship prizes to Hofstra University. Students are welcome to attend any one of their 140 undergraduate programs, including Engineering and Sustainable Studies. 

CONGRATS TO THE 2015 WINNING TEAMS!
Alan Chen and Nora Koe of Herricks High School, New Hyde Park
Grace Shin and James Daly of MacArthur High School, Levittown
Stephen Magliaro and Luke Legnosky of West Islip High School

A big thank you to our partners and guest judges for making this competition possible;  All Our Energy, Citizens Campaign for the Environment, Citizens Climate Lobby, Green Inside & Out, Locally Long Island, Hofstra University, Operation SPLASH, Sustainable Long Island, Sustainability Institute at Molloy College, Town of Hempstead, and Vision Long Island.   

PAST WINNERS:
2014 - Liam Hofmeister and Sarah Walsh, Sayville, NY - Team Apollo Suns
2013 - Elaina Zodiatis, Smithtown HS East, and Jake Welde, Ward Melville HS - Team STATE
2011 -  Jon Spiegel 
Fire Safety Training

SunPower by EmPower Solar is proud to work with local fire departments to ensure that their volunteers and employees know what to when arriving to a building that contains a solar system.
Contact info@empower-solar.com to request a fire safety training course for your department.
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