events

An Evening of Lightning Talks about Clean Energy


As part of our ongoing talks about climate change and actions we can take, LEAP hosted a special event on October 5th (Energy Efficiency Day) at CitySpace. Our event was called “Reduce & Produce: Pairing Energy Efficiency and Solar.” We are grateful to Feast! for the wonderful bread and cheese platter and Champion Brewing Company read more...

Join us on Oct 5 (Energy Efficiency Day) for fun, fast-paced lightning talks!


Join us on Oct 5 (Energy Efficiency Day) at 5:30 pm at CitySpace on the downtown mall in Charlottesville for fun, fast-pasted “lightning talks.” Get tips on energy efficiency, learn about the process of going solar, and clean energy power without going solar. Light refreshments provided by Feast! and Champion Brewing Company. Register here read more...

Power to the People


The recent decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement does not reflect what’s happening right here in Charlottesville and communities across the country. On May 25th, LEAP was proud to host a gathering of more than 800 of our Charlottesville area neighbors at The Paramount for a climate change event. Our guests met read more...

Join Us at The Paramount


Join us on May 25th for a FREE event about climate change hosted by LEAP. Guests will watch a screening of National Geographic’s Before the Flood featuring Leonardo DiCaprio, speak with climate change experts, meet local organizations that offer solutions, and leave with an action plan. For more information, visit our event page. Watch read more...

Solarize Piedmont 2017 Launches


Now’s your chance to go solar with Solarize Piedmont! The Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP) in partnership with the Piedmont Environmental Council (PEC) and Northern Virginia Regional Commission (NVRC) is launching the Solarize Piedmont campaign today. During the Solarize Piedmont campaign, individuals interested in solar power will receive:Watch Full Movie Online Streaming Online and read more...

TODAY! Give4Good’s 24 Hours of Online Giving Tues 5/6


May 6 Only! With Give4Good and LEAP, your $25 donation can help a family in need save $500 every year on energy costs What does a lower energy bill mean to you? Homeowners who get a Home Energy Check-up performed by LEAP and basic weatherization work enjoy on average $500 in energy savings. The read more...

*Postponed* Workshop: Practical Ways to Lower Your Electric Base Load Costs


Come learn what base load is and how to better understand your Dominion bill. May 23. 6pm. 608 Ridge Street in Cville. read more...

Home Energy Efficiency 101: Church of the Incarnation


Everyone is invited to join us Sunday, May 5 10:30-11:30 at Church of the Incarnation for a Home Energy Efficiency 101 talk. Download the event flyer for more information. read more...

Workshop 4/23: Is Your Home Making You Sick?


Tuesday, April 23 5:30-7pm 608 Ridge Street (LEAP's offices at ecoREMOD)* read more...

2013 PowerSaver Home Makeover Contest Open Today through May 31


Prizes include one entrant winning a $10,000 PowerSaver Home Makeover and two entrants winning a $5,000 PowerSaver Home Makeover. Additionally, 10 finalists will win a professional Home Energy Assessment (estimated value is $500). read more...