Jason Edens of Rural Renewable Energy Alliance (RREAL) and Real Solar will speak at a Northwoods Unitarian Universalist Fellowship meeting from 10:30 a.m. to noon Sunday, Sept. 24, at Tiny Sprouts Daycare in Pequot Lakes.

Edens will discuss the current state of solar energy in Minnesota, as well as give a brief description of what RREAL has been doing lately. His discussion will include what opportunities are available for the individual citizen as well as for larger organizations.

Edens was a keynote speaker at the Midwest Renewable Energy Association's Energy Fair on Harriet Island on Saturday, Sept. 9, and received a standing ovation. He spoke about energy poverty in relation to renewable energy as part of his presentation.