The Pennsylvania Solar Center (PSC) is a statewide solar energy resource hub and assistance center that provides unbiased information and catalytic organizing in an effort to transform the Commonwealth into a leading solar state. PSC will provide technical assistance to non-profits and small businesses – shepherding them through the solar purchase process and connecting them to qualified installers and financing. PSC’s online website and solar supporter network will help all prospective solar owners find reputable solar contractors and to stay informed about regulations and policy opportunities that will inspire decision-makers and others to transition to the new clean energy economy – one that reduces climate, water and air pollution and creates family-supporting jobs.
Thanks to West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund’s grant support, our first effort is to assist non-profit organizations to go solar with our new Galvanizing Energy Transition: Solar for Non-Profits (G.E.T. Solar) initiative. We are seeking non-profit organizations in western Pennsylvania to respond to our RFP, which makes the process of going solar straightforward and simple.
Selected organizations will receive:
· A solar feasibility study by Dr. Jeffrey Brownson’s Penn State engineering solar analysis class
· Assistance in selecting a qualified solar contractor
· Detailed financial saving projections and connection to our investment partner Sunvestment who can provide financing that may include little to no-money down upfront cost to the non-profit
Find the RFP here. Nonprofit organizations have until January 11 to complete the very simple application process.
SUPPORT THE NEW PA SOLAR CENTER
The PA Solar Center through New Sun Rising is honored to have received a grant from the West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund to help launch G.E.T. Solar. You can also invest in solar and support us by:
BECOMING AN INAUGURAL MEMBER by DONATING (any amount) to the PA Solar Center through New Sun Rising (see the left-hand column of this page).
JOIN AS A BUSINESS MEMBER by emailing Sharon Pillar at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
All donations to the PA Solar Center are made payable to New Sun Rising, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.
New website coming soon at www.pasolarcenter.org
Find the RFP here.