Competitive Bids Sought From Solar Energy Contractors

Posted by: Ken Haldin

Areawide Campaign to Offer More Affordable Solar Energy to Oklahoma Green Country Property Owners Via Group-Buying Program

TULSA — A newly formed local public-private coalition is seeking competitive bids from solar contractors for a purchasing program aimed at making solar energy more affordable for homeowners, businesses and nonprofits in Green Country.

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Price for Solar Energy Continues to Decline Locally through Solarize the Triangle

Posted by: Ken Haldin

Dec. 2, 2022

Final Month for Residents to Seek Group-Buying Savings on Solar Energy and Battery Storage

With a Dec. 31 deadline ahead to sign up for a free solar energy assessment, Solarize the Triangle has reached another lower-cost tier in its discount price offering to property owners in the Region.
The community-based group-buying program – developed by 11 local governments in the Triangle – has already enrolled 1,070 property owners seeking proposals for solar-energy systems.
To date, 546 kW of renewable solar power – more than half a megawatt – has been purchased through the program, which launched in August and has achieved 59 homeowner contracts to date.

Once these installations are completed, over 1 million per year in pounds of CO2 will have been avoided in the Region. This is the equivalent of 100 gasoline-powered passenger vehicles driven for one year.

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Solarize the Triangle Discount Pricing Continues to Fall Via Early Homeowner Contracts

Posted by: Ken Haldin

Nov. 7, 2022

Two Free “Solar Socials” Upcoming in Cary and Raleigh Nov. 11-12 to Learn More

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.

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Solarize the Triangle Reaches Lower-Price Tier 3 Via Early Homeowner Contracts

Posted by: Ken Haldin

 Free Evening Public Information Session Set for Oct. 18 Online 

The regionwide community-based group-buying program known as Solarize the Triangle has rapidly reached its 3rd price tier based on early commitments from property owners in the Triangle region to purchase new renewable energy systems for their homes. 

The Triangle Sustainability Partnership, a recently formed local government partnership of 11 communities, forged the program to enable residents and businesses to save on the ordinary cost of solar energy and battery power through combined purchasing with others across the Triangle plus the availability of a federal tax credit.

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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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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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Solarize OKC Reaches Most Affordable Pricing Level

Posted by: Ken Haldin

Initial Homeowner Contracts Result in Highest Savings Tier;
Open House Set for Aug. 2, Solar Town Hall on Aug. 25

OKLAHOMA CITY — After only two months since its launch, the Solarize OKC Campaign has already reached the largest discount tier for group-discount purchasing. The community-based group-purchasing solar campaign has entered Tier 8, which represents a 40% savings off the cost of a solar energy system outside the program using the same materials. 

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Solarize Forsyth to Launch Local Bulk-Purchase Solar Campaign With Public Event on July 14

Posted by: Ken Haldin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     

New Coalition Selects Installer Partner Via Competitive Bidding;

Free Signups for Community-Buying Discounts Begin

CUMMING, Ga. — Solarize Forsyth, a new local renewable energy coalition, is publicly launching a campaign aimed at making solar energy more affordable for local homeowners, businesses and nonprofits.

The campaign offers an opportunity to install solar energy infrastructure at your home or business. By buying solar and battery storage along with others in the community, you’ll tap the combined purchasing power of other Forsyth residents as well as take advantage of a federal tax credit further lowering the cost of your system’s purchase.

A special local launch event will take place at United Way - Forsyth County on Thursday, July 14th from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at 240 Elm St. in Cumming.

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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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