Superheroes to Install Solar Installation on KidsQuest Children's Museum on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 in Downtown Bellevue

Aug 17, 2015, 13:00 ET from A&R Solar

BELLEVUE, Wash., Aug. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Media and the public are invited to attend a solar energy installation on a Bellevue children's museum where they can learn about solar energy and the museum's offerings for children.

WHAT: KidsQuest Children's Museum will receive a solar energy system for its new downtown Bellevue location as part of the Solarize Bellevue campaign. A&R Solar's installation crew will dress in solar superhero outfits to install the 16 solar panels on top of the museum's steep metal roof.

WHO: A&R Solar is the contractor for the Solarize Bellevue campaign, which provides a simple way for residents to get great deals on adding solar to their homes and businesses. Solarize Bellevue is a partnership with the City of Bellevue, the Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center, A&R Solar, and Puget Sound Energy.

WHY: The installation is a donation by A&R Solar, the solar contractor selected for the Solarize Bellevue campaign. The 4.5 kW solar energy system will serve as a powerful environmental teaching tool and help offset the museum's overall energy costs.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: The public is welcome to drop by, take photos, and learn more about the museum, solar energy, and the City of Bellevue's clean energy initiatives. Opportunities for media to go onto the steep metal roof and take photos/video. Potential interviews for media include:

  • Reeves Clippard, CEO, A&R Solar
  • John Ito, Director of Exhibits and Facilities, KidsQuest Children's Museum

WHEN: Tuesday, September 1st from 11am-1pm

WHERE: KidsQuest Children's Museum new location at 1116 108th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98004. Parking for media will be available in the museum parking lot.