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LEAP is Hiring – Seeking Marketing and Outreach Manager

LEAP is Hiring – Seeking Marketing and Outreach Manager


Introduction The Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit headquartered in Charlottesville, VA. As a trusted nonprofit, LEAP delivers energy-efficiency and clean energy solutions to make homes safer, healthier, and more affordable, while also reducing energy usage and mitigating climate change. LEAP is a collegial, fun place to do important work in read more...

LEAP Unveils New Warehouse and is Poised for Additional Growth

LEAP Unveils New Warehouse and is Poised for Additional Growth


##PRESS RELEASE## For Immediate Release Charlottesville, VA The Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP) hosted a ribbon-cutting event for their new Charlottesville warehouse on Avon Extended this morning. The event aimed to bring LEAP’s partners and supporters together to celebrate the growth of the organization, including new trucks, staff members, and the expanding reach of read more...

LEAP, Charlottesville Gas Collaborate with CRHA to Improve Comfort and Save Energy in Westhaven Homes

LEAP, Charlottesville Gas Collaborate with CRHA to Improve Comfort and Save Energy in Westhaven Homes


##PRESS RELEASE## For Immediate Release Charlottesville, VA – Energy-efficiency upgrades to residents’ units will bring them utility bill savings at no cost to them. The Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP), Charlottesville Gas, and the Charlottesville Redevelopment Housing Alliance (CRHA) are currently finishing up a series of weatherization updates to the Westhaven housing community. LEAP’s weatherization read more...

Local Energy Alliance Program Welcomes Solarize Program Manager

Local Energy Alliance Program Welcomes Solarize Program Manager


##PRESS RELEASE## For Immediate Release Katie VanLangen Takes on Solarize Program as LEAP Continues to Expand Solar Opportunities Charlottesville, VA Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP), Central and Northern Virginia’s nonprofit leader for energy-based climate solutions for homes and businesses, is excited to welcome Katie VanLangen to its team as Solarize Program Manager. Solarize, a read more...

LEAP and the City of Charlottesville’s Home to Hope Program Partner to Put Time-Served City Residents Back Into the Workforce

LEAP and the City of Charlottesville’s Home to Hope Program Partner to Put Time-Served City Residents Back Into the Workforce


##PRESS RELEASE## For Immediate Release Charlottesville, VA Over the last couple of months, the Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP) and the City of Charlottesville’s Home to Hope program have collaborated to place two local residents with lived criminal justice experience into new careers as Retrofit Technicians, helping to weatherize local residents’ homes. Despite COVID-19, read more...

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

Charlottesville 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 Charlottesville, VA Dominion Energy Virginia is launching a new residential tariff on January 1 known as Time-of-Use pricing that has led to a new collaboration between local Charlottesville clean technology organizations. Consisting of the Local Energy Alliance Program read more...

Dominion Energy Virginia Awards EnergyShare Grant for Piedmont Region

Dominion Energy Virginia Awards EnergyShare Grant for Piedmont Region


##PRESS RELEASE## For Immediate Release More Than 50 Low-Income Homes in Greater Charlottesville Area to Receive Energy-Efficiency, HVAC Upgrades Charlottesville, VA The Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP) is excited to announce a new grant award from Dominion Energy Virginia to reduce energy usage in low-income households and enhance workforce development in the Greater Charlottesville read more...

Charlottesville Gas Partnership with LEAP Helps Residents Save Money and Prepare for Winter

Charlottesville Gas Partnership with LEAP Helps Residents Save Money and Prepare for Winter


##PRESS RELEASE## For Immediate Release Charlottesville Gas Energy Efficiency Program Provides No-Cost Home Energy Improvements Charlottesville, VA – The Charlottesville Department of Utilities continues to provide the community with energy conservation programs that both improve the environment and lower utility bills.  As part of its commitment to the community, Utilities offers the Charlottesville Gas Energy read more...

C3 and LEAP Launch Pilot to Understand the Benefits of Fuel Switching in Homes

C3 and LEAP Launch Pilot to Understand the Benefits of Fuel Switching in Homes


##PRESS RELEASE## For Immediate Release Charlottesville, VA – August 19, 2020 The Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP) and Community Climate Collaborative (C3) are teaming up to launch a fuel-switching pilot program to benefit low-income households in Albemarle County and the City of Charlottesville. The pilot aims to understand the advantages of converting households using read more...

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville and LEAP Showcase Southwood Mobile Home Energy-Efficiency Retrofits

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville and LEAP Showcase Southwood Mobile Home Energy-Efficiency Retrofits


##PRESS RELEASE## Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville and the Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP) partnered to pilot a mobile home retrofitting project in the Southwood neighborhood in September, and work on the initial 10 homes is nearing completion. To help reduce the high energy bills these residents often face due to poor insulation read more...