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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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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Georgia Solarize Programs May be the Best Deal on Solar for a While

Posted by: Don Moreland

Solar costs are going up but Solarize group purchase pricing is NOT

There are plenty of articles out there confirming what we are already seeing around the solar industry -- the cost of solar is going up. Supply chain constraints and increasing raw materials costs are impacting many sectors of the economy -- and solar is no exception.

While the cost of solar is going up, Solarize Atlanta 2.0 and Solarize Savannah pricing is not. One of the features of a Solarize program is predetermined pricing that participants can count on when making decisions. When Creative Solar USA won the bid to become the exclusive installation partner for both campaigns this spring, they secured the necessary equipment at set prices for the duration of the campaign. So even though costs are going up all around us, the Solarize low group purchase pricing has remained the same and will do so until the end of the contract deadline on December 31st

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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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