By Sarah Radmer “You want to know why I want solar?” Stephan Roche asks as he lifts the hatch and plugs his Nissan Leaf electric car in. “It’s this right […]
A 10 to 15% discount on solar installations isn’t exactly a fire sale, but it might just be the push Capitol Hill residents need to make that green energy investment. […]
SEATTLE – Seattle City Light and nonprofit Northwest Sustainable Energy for Economic Development (Northwest SEED) are excited to announce a new partnership to accelerate clean energy adoption across the region.
The partnership will support group purchase campaigns to accelerate solar installations in Seattle City Light’s service territory. These campaigns are part of Solarize Washington, a community-driven initiative to bring solar energy to homes and businesses across the state. The program uses an innovative group buy process to achieve discounts and simplify the process of “going solar” for Seattle residents. Solarize campaign staff work with community groups and local solar installers to provide a streamlined process and free community workshops for participants.
By Linda Irvine We’re in the worst recession since the Great Depression and nobody’s spending money on non-essentials, right? Wrong! Homeowners in just two Seattle neighborhoods spent almost $1.5 million […]
By Pete Danko Inspired by a neighborhood-based volume-purchasing program begun in Portland a few years ago, a Seattle organization is working to get home solar systems installed in the Emerald […]
By Mai Ling Although there still are a few months until Maple Leaf residents can start signing up to join the solar power co-op that will make a group bid […]
By Mai Ling If you’ve thought about adding solar panels to your home but have been intimidated by the cost or knowledge needed to take advantage of the renewable energy […]
By Douglas Reiser Seattle is making solar power accessible. Through a number of new measures, Seattle is pulling more and more users off the grid and allowing them to be […]
By Patrick Marshall What: Solarize Seattle, a project of Northwest Seed, a Seattle nonprofit organization Who: Jennifer Grove, 37, executive director of Northwest Seed Mission: Unleash the solar market in […]
By Tom Watson As green goes mainstream, the innovations never stop. Consumers now have a bounty of eco-tastic products, practices and programs to choose from. Today, in honor of the […]