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Petition to Solarize Carrollton-Carroll Achieves Goal within 24 Hours
Carrollton, GA — A small group of residents in Carrollton and Carroll County have tapped into something that may surprise many – a big interest in alternative sources of energy. In an effort to bring more solar to the City of Carrollton, GA and Carroll County, the group organized a petition to build support for a bulk-purchase program called Solarize Carrollton-Carroll. With a goal of 50 signatures within 30 days, the group reached its goal within 24 hours.
About 75 Dunwoody and Sandy Springs residents packed the Dunwoody Nature Center to hear from community leaders and solar experts about the program. Community leaders Robert Wittenstein (Dunwoody Homeowners Association), Jason Metzger (Dunwoody Sustainability Committee), and Tina Wilkinson (UMC Earthkeepers) explained why they are bringing a Solarize program to Dunwoody while representatives from Hannah Energy talked about the benefits of solar and showed off some of the solar components selected for the program, including the Tesla Powerwall 2. Check out some video from the event on our Facebook page.