City council is taking steps to increase solar power use throughout the City of Yakima, which could save locals money. Yakima City Council is teaming up with Spark Northwest for the Solarize Yakima Project.
A new campaign encouraging adoption of solar-powered energy could soon be coming to Yakima. A resolution on the Yakima City Council’s Tuesday agenda authorizes an agreement with Spark Northwest, a Seattle-based nonprofit founded in 2001 that supports local efforts for residents in Washington and Oregon to invest in solar energy.
By SnoValley Star staff The Solarize Snoqualmie program won the City of Snoqualmie a Municipal Excellence Award from the Association of Washington Cities (AWC). Snoqualmie beat seven other cities that entered in the Making a Difference in Your Environment category. The awards are presented to cities that have demonstrated outstanding achievements in innovative city projects, […]
going solar… Solarize Shoreline is an initiative to bring solar energy to homes and businesses within the City of Shoreline. It is a limited-time campaign designed to help homeowners and small businesses purchase solar electric systems with a streamlined process and group discount. Solarize Shoreline is a collaborative effort of Northwest Sustainable Energy for Economic […]
By Dylan Chaffin Snoqualmie Elementary School is the recipient of a new solar power system thanks to the “Solarize Snoqualmie” initiative’s success. As part of the initiative, the City of Snoqualmie and NW Wind and Solar agreed that the company would donate 1-kilowatt per 10 contracts signed for residential solar panel installation. To date, 38 […]
Written by Briana Gerdeman Woodinville residents will have a way to get solar power installed cheaply and easily, and the first chance to get involved is this week. The project, called Solarize Woodinville, will be managed by the nonprofit Northwest SEED (Sustainable Energy for Economic Development.) The first Solarize campaign was started by a grassroots […]
Winter in Western Oregon may seem an odd time to consider the benefits of solar power, but industry experts say a couple of compelling financial reasons should prompt residents to think now about installing solar panels on their homes. Unless Congress acts, federal solar investment tax credits to encourage the installation of residential photovoltaic solar […]
By Greg Bolt So many people have been interested in a UO-sponsored rooftop solar panel offer that an additional workshop has been scheduled for those who want to get in on the deal.The extra Solarize U meeting will be held Monday, Dec. 7, at 6 p.m. in Room 182 Lillis Hall. See the program website […]
By Greg Bolt You can’t run your alarm clock on sunshine daydreams, but you can wake up to a solar-powered home thanks to a new program that gives members of the UO community a good deal on rooftop photovoltaic panels.Known as Solarize U, the new program is aimed at boosting the number of Eugene-area homes […]
by EVAN PAPPAS, Snoqualmie Valley Record Reporter Now, more than any other time, might be the best opportunity for Snoqualmie residents to install solar panels on their homes. The city of Snoqualmie is partnering with Northwest Wind and Solar and Northwest SEED (Sustainable Energy for Economic Development) to bring affordable installations of solar energy systems to […]