Thu. Nov. 12, 2020 at 7pm VIRTUAL EVENT | Come together for a special WKAR online screening of Property Brothers’ Jonathan Scott’s Power Trip. Join Jonathan as he journeys across the United States to uncover the obstacles and opportunities to achieving clean, renewable energy.
Following the film, join the conversation with a panel of energy experts from our mid-Michigan community.
Scheduled to appear on the panel:
- Wolfgang Bauer, Ph.D, MSU Solar Project Lead
- John Freeman, Great Lakes Renewable Energy Association (GLREA)
- Mark Hagerty, Michigan Solar Solutions
RSVP HERE to join the screening and conversation around Jonathan Scott’s Power Trip from the comfort and safety of your home. The conversation with the panel begins at approximately 8pm.
A New Kind of Virtual Event - OVEE
This film screening and conversation is a virtual event hosted by WKAR on the OVEE platform. OVEE stands for Online Viewing and Engagement Experience.
Created by ITVS and funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), OVEE combines quality HD media and livestream content with the community-building conversation of social media in a single-screen experience.
More About the Film
The key to environmentally friendly, cost-effective energy freedom is literally shining down upon us. In sun-soaked Las Vegas, Jonathan Scott harnesses that power by installing solar panels on his own home. But when Nevada’s Public Utility Commission takes every possible opportunity to suppress that type of competition, Jonathan realizes the barriers to energy independence are powerful, insidious, and by no means unique to his hometown.