Learn how to generate clean solar power in a talk by Chuck Piper (pictured), co-owner of Sundog Solar in Searsport, hosted by the Belfast Garden Club on Tuesday, January 15, from 2 to 3 p.m. in the Abbott Room of Belfast Free Library. Piper will discuss ways that 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.