Solarize KC Reaches Final Month for Residents to Seek Savings on Solar Energy, Battery Storage

Posted by: Ken Haldin

Free Signup Deadline is Oct. 31; Coalition Also Advances New Income-Qualified Program

Oct. 31 is the deadline for local residents and commercial building owners to enroll for a free evaluation under the Solarize Kansas City campaign, which offers group purchasing on solar energy and battery storage to all Kansas City-metro area residents and businesses.

Since May, more than 575 residents have enrolled for an evaluation to advance toward potentially owning a system through this community discount program.

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Solarize OKC Exceeds 800kW Milestone With 100+ Contracts for Solar Installations from Local Homeowners

Posted by: Ken Haldin

Free Financing Workshop Set for Sept. 27 to Feature Update on Increased Federal Tax Credit; Solarize Open House Set for Sept. 24

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Solarize OKC campaign reached another new milestone – more than three-quarters of a megawatt of solar power installations under contract through the community group-buying program. 

Since the campaign’s launch in May, more than 100 homeowners have completed contracts, which will result in new clean energy solar capacity  of more than 850 in total kW of solar power. Once these systems are fully installed and operational, more than 1.47 million lbs. of carbon emissions will be avoided annually in Oklahoma City. This is the equivalent of 250 full size pickup trucks worth of greenhouse emissions taken out of the air.

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Residential solar energy price continues to decline through momentum generated by Solarize KC

Posted by: Ken Haldin

Federal tax credit increases to 30 Percent;
Free solar social set for Aug. 24 to highlight community-led bulk purchasing opportunity

Solarize KC, a unique community-led program that makes solar energy and battery storage more affordable to local participants through group purchasing, has gained further momentum this summer, reaching its 6th of 8 progressively lower price tiers.

Solarize KC offers an opportunity to install solar energy infrastructure at your home or business at discount prices achievable through bulk buying along with others in Kansas City. The more purchases that occur, the lower the total price of an installed renewable energy system for each buyer. 

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Solarize OKC Reaches Two More Major Milestones

Posted by: Ken Haldin

Community Buying Leads to a Half Megawatt of Energy + 1 Millions Lbs. of Avoided Carbon;
Solar Social Set for Aug. 25 

OKLAHOMA CITY — In only its third month, the Solarize OKC Campaign has reached two more key milestones: achieving more than half a megawatt of renewable power and avoidance of more than 1 million pounds of carbon annually.

The campaign – a community group-purchasing program – seeks to help local homes and businesses save more than ever through the combined buying power of other OKC residents and access to a federal tax credit for solar energy.

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Public Invited to Celebrate “Solarize the Triangle” Campaign Launch on Aug. 10 at North Carolina Museum of Art

Posted by: Ken Haldin

 

 Solar Installer Selected Via Competitive Bidding;
Opportunity to Enroll in Unique Group-Purchasing Discount Now Underway

 

Durham, NC – The Triangle Sustainability Partnership, a newly formed local government partnership of 11 communities, will publicly launch its regionwide community-based group-buying program - Solarize the Triangle - on Aug. 10. Residents and businesses will be able to save on the ordinary cost of solar energy and battery power through the program’s combined purchasing with others across the Triangle and through the availability of a federal tax credit.

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Solarize the Triangle to Bring Affordable, Renewable Energy  to the Community Via Group-Purchase Campaign; Seeks Solar Contractor Bids

Posted by: Ken Haldin

A newly formed local government partnership, the Triangle Sustainability Partnership, is seeking bids from solar contractors for a regional, regionwide community-based group-purchasing program launching this summer to provide clean-energy options to local residents, businesses and non-profit organizations in 11 Triangle communities.

The Triangle Sustainability Partnership has issued a Request for Proposals to welcome area solar-energy design and installation companies to participate in the Solarize the Triangle program. The deadline for bidders to respond is July 15. The full Request for Proposals document is available here.

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Solarize OKC to Launch Local Bulk-Purchase Solar Campaign With Community Opening Event on May 10

Posted by: Ken Haldin

Local Coalition Chooses Installer Partner Through Competitive Bidding;

Opportunity for Public To Enroll in Unique Group-Purchasing Discount

OKLAHOMA CITY — A new coalition of local organizations is launching Solarize OKC, a unique community-based campaign that makes solar energy and battery storage more affordable to participants through group purchasing.

Don’t miss your chance to install solar energy infrastructure at your home or business – you’ll save more than ever with the combined purchasing power of other OKC residents and a new federal tax credit.

A virtual/local launch event will take place at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, at Belle Isle Library, 5501 N Villa Ave. This kickoff event will feature:

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Solarize Asheville-Buncombe Results in 180 New Rooftop Solar Systems, Adds 1.45 Megawatts of Renewable Energy Locally

Posted by: Ken Haldin

Community Initiative Led the Nation in Participation and Installations, Generates $4.6 Million in Local Clean Energy Investment

Asheville, N.C. — Solarize Asheville-Buncombe, which publicly encouraged local group purchasing of solar energy in Asheville and Buncombe County, concluded its 2021 community campaign by adding 1.45 megawatts of clean, renewable energy to the community.

A total of 180 property owners signed contracts to advance toward owning a system through the community-led discount solar energy purchase program. That’s the equivalent of 2,009,732 kWh produced annually and an estimated $251,215 in annual utility bill savings for owners of their new rooftop solar energy systems.

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Solarize Asheville-Buncombe in Final Month for Residents to Seek Savings on Solar Energy, Battery Storage

Posted by: Ken Haldin

Campaign’s Key Dates Include Signing Up by Aug. 31 and Completion of Residential Contracts by Oct. 31

Asheville, N.C.Aug. 31 is the deadline for local residents and commercial building owners to enroll for a free evaluation under the Solarize Asheville-Buncombe campaign, which offers group purchasing on solar energy and battery storage to all Asheville and Buncombe County residents and businesses.

Already, more than 635 residents enrolled for an evaluation since early April and 115 homeowners have signed contracts to advance toward owning a system through this community discount program. Solarize Asheville-Buncombe was developed and launched by a coalition of local organizations, community members, and government to help make this form of renewable energy more accessible and affordable to all.

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Solarize Savannah to Launch Bulk-Purchase Solar Community Campaign on Wednesday, June 9th

Posted by: Jennette Gayer

Campaign includes aggressive goal for solar on low-income homes    

Savannah, GA—Solarize Savannah, a community-based group-purchasing initiative for solar energy, battery storage, and other clean-energy technologies, officially kicks off on June 9th. Creative Solar USA has been selected as the installation partner for the program.

A virtual launch event on Wednesday, June 9th at 6:30 p.m. will feature Savannah Mayor Van R. Johnson and discuss the benefits of solar energy, program details such as materials and group discount pricing, and Q&A with Solarize Savannah Steering Committee members and partners. This is a free event and open to the public. Interested parties may register HERE.

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