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Astral Power selected for Solarize Chatham community solar campaign

Astral Power selected for Solarize Chatham community solar campaign

April 12, 2021 at 2:34 pm 0 comments

The New York town of Chatham selected Astral Power for its upcoming Solarize Campaign. The Chatham Climate Smart Community task force spent several months developing a plan for a Community Solar outreach campaign and “we couldn’t be more proud to be chosen,” says Cara Humphrey, VP of Sales & StrategyRead More

RFP alert: Southwest Virginia needs a residential solar partner in coal country

RFP alert: Southwest Virginia needs a residential solar partner in coal country

February 24, 2021 at 4:30 pm Comments are Disabled

The Solar Workgroup of Southwest Virginia issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for partnership in the Southwest Virginia 2021 Residential Solar Program. The program will provide solar installation services for homeowners in the coalfield region. The workgroup is facilitating this program as part of its mission to utilize the developmentRead More

Philadelphia Energy Authority brings back Solarize Philadelphia program

Philadelphia Energy Authority brings back Solarize Philadelphia program

April 28, 2020 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, the Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA) reopened Solarize Philly, a program to help all Philadelphians go solar. Solarize Philly is the nation’s largest program of its kind, with 654 homeowners participating since 2017. Participants benefit from group-buying discounts and consumer protections. Installers are kicking off theRead More

How King County, Wash., overcame income, language barriers to install 11 new home solar systems

How King County, Wash., overcame income, language barriers to install 11 new home solar systems

February 17, 2020 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

For many families, solar can seem beyond reach because of upfront costs, home prices, or language barriers. To overcome these obstacles over the summer of 2019, Spark Northwest and Homestead Community Land Trust launched Solarize the Land Trust, holding workshops in King County, Wash. Here, homeowners could learn about solar, financing andRead More

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How four Midwest states boosted residential solar installations via Solarize group buys

January 24, 2019 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

The Solarize programs included in the Midwest Renewable Energy Association’s Solar Group Buy have helped 482 property owners in four states add 3.8 MW of solar electric generating capacity to their homes, farms, organizations, and businesses, more than doubling the organization’s solar group buy results to date. How it workedRead More

Here’s a smart solar installation program for affordable housing you should copy

Here’s a smart solar installation program for affordable housing you should copy

December 6, 2018 at 10:38 am 1 comment

We’ve been posting a lot of news focused on low-income solar programs lately, not just because we think this is an important area for the solar industry to focus its attention but because there’s actually been a lot of attention. There’s this initiative in New York State and this oneRead More

Setting an example: Three ways for U.S. jurisdictions to make solar energy a priority

Setting an example: Three ways for U.S. jurisdictions to make solar energy a priority

August 27, 2018 at 2:15 pm Comments are Disabled

In our cover feature for Sept/Oct, we look at the inefficiencies in local permitting and interconnection processes that are holding back solar energy adoption in pockets across the country. Check out the full feature here. On the flip side of the issues noted are communities making an effort to reviseRead More

New local Solarize Rhode Island program moves forward with RGS Energy

New local Solarize Rhode Island program moves forward with RGS Energy

June 14, 2017 at 7:01 am Comments are Disabled

RGS Energy, a residential and small-business commercial solar company since 1978, has been selected by Solarize Cranston, through a state-run program, Solarize Rhode Island, to bring solar electricity to home and business owners in Cranston, Rhode Island. Solarize Rhode Island is a community supported discount buying program that uses tieredRead More

Solarize Granby selects RGS Energy as exclusive solar installer for its campaign

Solarize Granby selects RGS Energy as exclusive solar installer for its campaign

March 15, 2017 at 12:28 pm Comments are Disabled

RGS Energy, a residential and small commercial solar company since 1978, has been selected by Solarize Granby, a non-profit purchasing cooperative, to bring solar electricity to homes and business owners in Granby, Connecticut. Solarize Granby’s goal is to increase the number of Granby homeowners adopting a clean energy solution whileRead More

Georgia’s Solarize Athens campaign triples area’s residential solar installs

Georgia’s Solarize Athens campaign triples area’s residential solar installs

August 5, 2016 at 1:10 pm Comments are Disabled

June 30 marked the last day for Solarize Athens, and after tabulating the results the coalition in charge of Solarize Athens, made up of Environment Georgia, the Georgia Climate Change Coalition, Georgia Interfaith Power and Light and Solar Crowd Source, announced they hit their goal of tripling residential solar inRead More