Summer is here — time to Get Energized! Drop by with the whole family for an energy fueled day of excitement and exploration. Build and race a solar car, participate in the Energy Olympics, going our energy efficiency scavenger hunt, enjoy solar cooked treats and learn about all the exciting rebates Roseville Electric Utility is offering.
We’ve got great programs for teens and kids coming up this summer! Teens, come check out our Disassmeble It! Explore It! Rebuild It! summer camp, where you can build a working amplifier for your smart phone or MP3 player made with repurposed electronics. Kids can explore four different utility trucks while enjoying story time at Big Trucks Summer.
Our latest catalog of programs, workshops, special events and more is out now! Grab the latest Green Living Guide to find out what we’ve got planned for the months ahead. The Guide is available now inside the Utility Exploration Center, Roseville Public Libraries, Alternative Transportation and other public counters, or download the online version now. Explore with us!
Your unwanted e-waste should not end up in your trash bin. Instead, bring old electronics to the Roseville Utility Exploration Center and we’ll recycle them for free! Although we no longer accept televisions, we are happy to take computers, monitors, printers, cell phones, stereo equipment and wiring/cables.
Looking for an easy way to take care of a few of the requirements for your girl scouts Journeys? Register for a girl scout program through the Utility Exploration Center and have our trained educators do the work for you!
Ever wondered how much energy that old freezer in the garage uses? Want to know the wattage coming from your entertainment system when it’s in standby mode? Stop by your local Roseville Public Library and check out our new Watts Your Energy Usage meter loan kit. Inside, you’ll find everything you need to measure the energy your appliances use.
2014-15 COMING SOON! The Green Living Guide is available to pick up at the Utility Exploration Center! Read about our gardening workshops taught by Master Gardeners and other experts. See our full schedule of recycled craft workshops for adults and children. Find out more about special events and temporary exhibits coming to the Center this year. Download a copy or stop by the Center to grab your Guide today!
Be sure to pick up a FREE copy of our limited edition Planet Protector's comic book the next time you visit the Utility Exploration Center. Illustrated by DC and Marvel Comics artist Bernard Chang, and sponsored by our utility partners Rosevlle Electric and Environmental Utilities, this comic book serves as our visitors guide - helping guests navigate the unique exhibit hall experience.
At “Disassemble It! Explore It! Rebuild It!” summer camp, the Roseville Utility Exploration Center will enable 12-17 year old makers to repurpose electronics, learn to solder circuit boards, assemble speakers and visit Sims Recycling Solutions to introduce advanced manufacturing careers with support from the Sierra College STEM Collaborative.
It is with a tremendous sense of loss that we share the sad news that Bob Garrison, supervisor of the Utility Exploration Center since it opened in 2007, was killed in a car crash on July 21. (See obituary here.) Bob has been an incredible leader of this center and effective environmental advocate in the community, raising awareness of the Utility Exploration Center to a statewide level. His legacy lives on in the work of the Center and his friendship will always remain in our hearts. We wanted to share with you the impact that Bob had in his work at the Center.