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LEAP Showcases Fletcherville Neighborhood’s Home Energy-Efficiency Retrofits

LEAP Showcases Fletcherville Neighborhood’s Home Energy-Efficiency Retrofits


##PRESS RELEASE## For Immediate Release Warrenton, VA The Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP) recently unveiled the results of a full-neighborhood energy-efficiency retrofit project – including 7 Fletcherville, VA homes – along with a live demonstration of the work still being done. To help reduce the high energy bills these residents face due to poor read more...

Solarize NOVA launches in partnership with LEAP and NVRC to make residential solar more accessible to homeowners across Northern Virginia.

Solarize NOVA launches in partnership with LEAP and NVRC to make residential solar more accessible to homeowners across Northern Virginia.


##PRESS RELEASE## For Immediate Release www.solarizenova.org Northern Virginia – The Solarize NOVA program returns April 12 to June 30 to the cities and towns of Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, and Vienna, and counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, and Prince William.  Adding solar power to your home is easier and more affordable than ever, thanks read more...

Northern VA Homes Can Take Control of Their Energy with New Time-of-Use Program

Northern VA Homes Can Take Control of Their Energy with New Time-of-Use Program


##PRESS RELEASE## For Immediate Release Local Organizations Collaborate to Reduce Household Energy Waste, Increase Utility Savings Fairfax, VA Dominion Energy Virginia recently launched a new residential tariff known as Time-of-Use (TOU) pricing that has led to a new collaboration between several Virginia clean technology organizations. Consisting of the Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP), Ipsun read more...

Getting Back to Work and a New Program Offering

Getting Back to Work and a New Program Offering


From the Desk of the Executive Director What a roller-coaster the last couple of months have been. The new “normal” does seem to be settling in, and I’m happy to report that all of our programming is now fully available – with extra safety precautions, of course! What do we mean by ‘extra safety read more...

LEAP is Hiring! Seeking Home Energy Analyst for Fairfax, VA Office.

LEAP is Hiring! Seeking Home Energy Analyst for Fairfax, VA Office.


Introduction The Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP) is a community non-profit organization that facilitates the adoption of clean energy technology, primarily via energy-efficiency improvements in existing homes and buildings as well as solar power community campaigns. Our primary activities are assessing buildings of all kinds, providing recommendations for efficiency improvements, coordinating access to contractors read more...

Energy attorneys: Virginia solar legislation strengthens homeowner rights, limits ability of HOAs to block rooftop solar installations

Energy attorneys: Virginia solar legislation strengthens homeowner rights, limits ability of HOAs to block rooftop solar installations


***PRESS RELEASE*** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 16, 2020 An updated educational report prepared by Richmond energy law firm ReisingerGooch PLC and Charlottesville-based nonprofit the Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP), explains how a new Virginia law has significantly expanded the rights of homeowners who are a part of Homeowners’ Associations (HOAs) to install and use read more...

Are You Solar Ready?

Are You Solar Ready?


Going solar is a big decision, one that has big potential to greatly reduce your utility costs and your greenhouse gas emissions. Maybe you’re just starting to explore a solar photovoltaic system for your home, or maybe you feel ready to take the plunge. Here are some factors to consider to get solar ready. read more...

Solarize NoVA Reaches 1.5 MW of New Solar

Solarize NoVA Reaches 1.5 MW of New Solar


The Solarize NoVA program, led by the Northern Virginia Regional Commission (NVRC) and the Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP), reached a significant milestone with a contract total of 1.5 megawatt of new solar (out of 2.4 megawatts for our overall campaigns) with a construction value of over $4.7 million. The Solarize NoVA program first read more...

Solarize NoVA Reaches 1 Megawatt of New Solar

Solarize NoVA Reaches 1 Megawatt of New Solar


(June 6, 2017 – Fairfax, Virginia) The Solarize NoVA campaign, a partnership between the Northern Virginia Regional Commission (NVRC) and the Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP), reached a significant milestone with the contract total of 1 MegaWatt of new solar. The Solarize NoVA program first launched in the fall of 2014 and currently has read more...

Solarize NOVA Launches

Solarize NOVA Launches


Ready to go solar? Now’s your chance. The Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP), in partnership with the Northern Virginia Regional Commission (NVRC), launched the following solarize campaigns for: City of Fairfax Fairfax County Falls Church Vienna During the Solarize campaigns, individuals interested in solar power will receive: A free satellite property review to make sure solar read more...