100 New Solar Installations through “Solarize Charlottesville”

More than 1,100 homeowners applied to program; 550 kW under contract

February 10, 2015 ‚ÄĒ A total of 1,180 Charlottesville homeowners applied for the first-ever Solarize Charlottesville program last summer, and now 100 contracts¬†totaling 550 kW of electricity and valued at more than$1,700,000 have been signed. Solarize NOVA, sponsored by the Local Energy Alliance Program, City of Charlottesville, Albemarle County and UVA Community Credit Union, offered bulk purchasing discounts and free¬†solar¬†site assessments. About 300 site assessments have been conducted with the two local contractors AltEnergy and Sigora Solar.