Pledge your support!

Pledge for  each SUNNY day between May 23rd and the solstice on June 21st!

 

Your donations allow Ecolibrium3 to help families struggling to pay their energy bills, support the development of the Lincoln Park Solar Garden, and revitalize the Lincoln Park neighborhood! The 40 kilowatt array will be located along I-35 and W Michigan St, at the gateway to Lincoln Park and Duluth’s downtown. Ecolibrium3 plans to make the Lincoln Park Solar Garden a hub for community education and engagement on energy generation and Duluth’s sustainable future!

 

Your donation will help us make this project a beautiful and productive amenity for the next 25+ years!

Guess the Weather!

OUTSHINE the competition by correctly guessing 30-days of Duluth’s weather!

 

Local sponsors have pledged a donation to Ecolibrium3’s work and the Lincoln Park Solar Garden for correct guesses. We will let you know how successful your guesses are and keep you updated on the community impact of our work.

 

Become a Sponsor!

Your business can gain attention by sponsoring the SUNraiser Challenge!

 

The Ecolibrium3 SUNraiser will offer you numerous opportunities to share your brand and highlight your support for community projects. During the SUNraiser, thousands of community members will compete to predict the weather. Businesses can sponsor days and interact with this fun community challenge.

 

To learn more about business sponsorship opportunities including day sponsorships, corporate donations, and/or providing prizes use the link above or contact Lucas@ecolibrium3.org.

Be a Featured Forecaster!

Let us highlight your guesses and spread the word about the SUNraiser!

 

A little friendly competition and perhaps some bragging rights? Each day during the SUNraiser we will be featuring different community leader, business, and resident guesses. We ask that each Featured Forecaster sign up and we’ll choose 1-day and place them in a challenge against other forecasters. We’ll post guesses and declare a Champion based upon the actual weather.

 

All predictions and the Featured Forecaster forms should be submitted to Ecolibrium3 by MAY 15th. Participants will need to provide a photo and give permission to use the photo and quotes. We also ask all Featured Forecasters to help spread the word to friends, family, and co-workers.

SUNraiser Blog

E3 Solar Garden Concept

We learned a lot from the community members, artists, architects, engineers, and business leaders that participated in the community design event. They told us we need to: 1.  Pay attention to different scales and pace of interactions (interstate-speed, human-scale). 2.  Let the site and topography guide placement- need to know scale, soils, water flow. 3.  Maximize solar production for the community benefit. 4.  Make it financially buildable on the funding timeframe (by end of year) by looking at simpler solar structures now and then look at how to augment the site/solar into the future. 5.  Create welcoming space with art/paths/plants/activity […]

Lincoln Park Solar Design Event: April 15, 2019

Ecolibrium3 hosted the Lincoln Park Solar Design event Monday night at Bent Paddle Brewing as the first stage of development for the Lincoln Park Solar Garden. Architects, artists, and community leaders, along with a few dreamers and schemers, gathered to imagine how the proposed solar array could be turned into a community asset at the entrance to Lincoln Park. With a beer in hand and plenty of playdough and pipe-cleaners, community members envisioned the empty lot along I-35 and West Michigan Street as a new amenity for play, recreation, and education. Some designs featured creative re-imagining of the solar array, […]

Community Design Event – April 15th

Ecolibrium3 will be constructing a 40 kW low-income solar array at the northeastern entrance to Lincoln Park to benefit the Duluth Veterans’ Place and residents facing utility shut-off. We need your help to make this project beautiful and life changing for our community! Calling artists, engineers,   tinkerers, visionaries,        busy-bodies, and cool-kids of all kinds. Join us for a fun-filled community-based design event where you will join creatives and community members in a    design challenge to craft ideas for Lincoln Park’s first solar garden. Dreamers and schemers will collaborate on crazy teams to develop potential designs. Come one, come all to […]