Solarize St. Thomas Selects Installer for Affordable Solar Power Community Campaign

Posted by: Ken Haldin

Local Workforce Development Included in Objectives of Community Partners

St. Thomas, U.S.V.I. —  The Coalition for Solar Affordability has chosen a solar installation company to partner in Solarize St. Thomas, a community-based group purchasing program set to launch locally in January.

Following a rigorous evaluation process, the Coalition selected Silver Sun Solar LLC to provide local property owners – both residential and commercial – with solar power equipment, battery storage and energy-saving technologies through a group-purchasing platform supported by community partner organizations collaborating on St. Thomas in the new year. 


Solarize St. Thomas to Launch Affordable Solar Power Campaign in January

Posted by: Ken Haldin

St. Thomas, U.S.V.I. —  The Coalition for Solar Affordability is preparing to launch Solarize St. Thomas, a community-based group purchasing program, locally during January 2021.

Affordable access to solar energy and battery storage to help all local homeowners, businesses, non-profits become more resilient, reduce energy expenses and save on the cost of renewable energy systems is the goal of this new coalition of community partner organizations.

The more St.Thomas property owners that participate, the greater the savings for all.


Solarize Athens to Donate Solar Panels to East Athens Development Corporation

Posted by: Don Moreland

Donation to Reduce Energy Burden for Low Income Families

Athens, GA— East Athens Development Corporation to receive two free solar energy system donations from Solarize Athens 2020 Campaign.

“We are elated that Solarize Athens has selected EADC for the donation,” said Fred Smith, Director of EADC. “EADC is committed to improving the economic plight of low and moderate income families who live in Athens‘ impoverished neighborhoods. By reducing electricity expenses, the donated 100% free solar energy system(s) will have a huge and positive impact on the families’ budgets and lives — especially during this time of unprecedented economic challenge,” said Smith.

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Solarize St. Thomas Seeks Bids From Local Solar Contractors for 2021 Group Purchase Program

Posted by: Ken Haldin

St. Thomas, U.S.V.I. — A newly formed local renewable energy coalition is currently seeking bids from USVI-based solar energy design and installation companies for its 2021 group purchasing program for St. Thomas property owners. Deadline for bidders is Nov. 5.

The Coalition for Solar Affordability Partnership is preparing to launch Solarize St. Thomas, a community-based group purchasing program for solar energy, battery storage, and other clean energy technologies that helps homeowners, businesses and non-profits become more resilient, reduce energy expenses and save on the cost of renewable energy systems. The more local property owners that participate, the greater the savings.


Solarize Decatur-DeKalb Teams up with MLK  Service Project

Posted by: Don Moreland

 

Donation to Reduce Energy Burden for Most Vulnerable

Decatur, GA— Solarize Decatur-DeKalb has been helping make it easier and more affordable for the residents of Decatur and DeKalb County to put solar on their roofs and now they’re giving back. 

Due to the outstanding level of participation from Decatur and DeKalb County residents, the coalition will be installing solar arrays for seniors qualified through the Martin Luther King Jr. Service Project. The solar energy systems will help reduce electricity bills, protect homeowners from future electric utility rate hikes, and enhance MLK Jr. Service Project’s mission of serving the community's most vulnerable citizens.  

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Solarize Athens to Give Back to Athens Community

Posted by: Don Moreland

 

Athens, GA— For six months Solarize Athens helped make it easier and more affordable for the residents of Athens-Clarke County and surrounding area to put solar on their roofs -- and the results are in. Solarize Athens added 480kW (appx. 1,500 solar panels) of new clean solar energy and saved residents thousands on the cost of solar that will avoid over 900,000 lbs of CO2 annually for the next 25+ years. Now Solarize Athens is giving back.

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Solarize Decatur-DeKalb Exclusive Campaign Features - Deep Dive

Posted by: Don Moreland

 

The following is a deeper dive on the special features available only through Solarize Decatur-DeKalb. Campaign organizers sought competitive bids from the solar community outlining things we are looking for in a great campaign. Yes, were we looking for the best quality materials at the lowest price, but that's not all. We were also looking for things like fast Installation times, great warranties, additional clean energy technologies, and exclusive extras to name a few.  Other bidding contractors were able to offer one or some of these features but only one company, Summit Solar, is able offer all of these features and help make this the best Solarize program possible. Thus, we are proud to offer the following special features of the Solarize Decatur-DeKalb campaign.

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Solar Installations Now Going Up in Decatur and DeKalb County

Posted by: Don Moreland

 

Decatur, GA - Solar panels are sprouting up on rooftops in Decatur and DeKalb County. Almost 150 people have signed up for the new Solarize Decatur-DeKalb program that helps residents save on the cost of clean energy systems by leveraging the power of group purchasing. Over 400 solar panels are slated to be installed so far and participants will save thousands off the cost of solar energy and battery storage through the program.

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Solarize St. John Launches 2020 Campaign

Posted by: Don Moreland


Offering Solar/Battery Discounts to Increase Renewable Energy on St. John

ST. JOHN, USVI – Continuing a successful campaign in 2019 to lower solar energy costs on St. John and help this island paradise become carbon-free, a new round of rebates are available for local residents/property owners on the island through Solarize St. John.

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Solarize Decatur-DeKalb Kicks-off

Posted by: Don Moreland

Solarize Decatur-DeKalb officially launched, virtual site visits are underway, and the first contract is in the books!

On April 30th, over 70 people joined Decatur's Mayor Garrett and campaign organizers to kick-off the campaign in a socially distant way that is a sign of the times these days - a Zoom webinar. While not the same as a traditional Solarize launch event at a community center with fancy signage and crisp brochures, the webinar was a great success leading to almost 50 of your local friends and family signing up so far. 

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