MARIETTA — The first local property owners to benefit from Solarize Cobb, a community-based group-purchasing solar campaign, will soon own renewable energy systems to power their Cobb residences.
New Local Campaign Moves to New Tier of Lower Pricing;
Free Signups for Group-Buying Discounts Under Way
TULSA — The home of the first local property owner to benefit from Solarize Green Country, a community-based group-purchasing solar campaign, has a newly completed solar installation now providing power to his Osage County residence with renewable energy.
A coalition of local organizations launched Solarize Green Country this spring to help make solar energy and battery storage more affordable for homeowners, businesses and nonprofits in Green Country through a unique bulk-purchasing concept in the eight-county area.
April 16, 2023
After Success in 2022, New Opportunity To Enroll in Unique Discount Solar Energy Campaign
Building on the impact and success of its 2022 Solarize campaign, the Triangle Sustainability Partnership, a local government coalition, again will offer an opportunity for local residents and businesses to purchase solar energy at discounted group rates in 2023.The first Solarize the Triangle program – a group buying campaign conducted last year across 11communities – set a national record as the largest Solarize program in the country with 1,500 people signing up for free evaluations in a single campaign. More than 180 home and business owners ultimately signed contracts to purchase renewable energy systems for their properties through the program, yielding 2.4 million kWh of annual energy production, more than $300,000 in annual utility bill savings, and nearly $6 million in new clean energy development locally.
Dec. 2, 2022
Nov. 7, 2022
Two FREE “Solar Socials” Upcoming in Cary and Raleigh!
With less than two months remaining to sign up for a free assessment, Solarize the Triangle – the community-based group-buying program developed by 11 local governments in the Region – has reached another milestone in its unique pricing tiers.
Based on commitments from homeowners to add new renewable energy systems to their properties, the more residents and business owners who contract for solar installations through the Solarize program, the more savings accrue for all participants.
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.
We posted a top 5 reasons 'why solar now' back in 2016 but a lot has changed since then. Costs have come down, the market has matured, new technologies are available, and incentives have come and gone. For this 2020 edition, there are very different, increasingly urgent, and more compelling reasons than before. So, without further ado, here are the Top 5 Reasons Why Solar Now - 2020 Edition:
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.