Learn how to generate clean solar power in a free talk by Chuck Piper, co-owner of Sundog Solar, hosted by the Belfast Garden Club on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. The talk will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. in the Abbott Room of Belfast Free Library, 106 High St.

In his presentation, Piper will discuss ways solar power generation can reduce household electricity costs and carbon emissions, producing clean power and supporting energy independence. He will also describe advances in battery technology and the current state of net metering laws in Maine.

Piper opened Sundog Solar in Searsport with his son, Danny, in 2009. Their business, one of Maine’s top solar companies, now employs 10 people.