The group is no longer accepting new sign-ups to go solar. More than 70 homeowners in Wards 7 and 8 have joined the group and so far 17 have signed contracts to go solar. Click here to be notified when a new co-op forms.
Co-op in the news
- “T’is the Season to Install Solar Energy East of the River!,” East of the River News (December 2015)
- “East Of The River Residents Seek Members To Establish First-Ever Solar Co-op,” DCist (November 2015)
DC SUN is a project of (CPN), a network of grass roots, local, state, and national organizations working to build and promote locally based and policies. CPN’s founder and executive director, Anya Schoolman, formed the group after she tried to install solar on her Mt. Pleasant home in 2007 and saw how challenging the process was at the time. She to help make the process easier and more affordable and has been helping others through the process nationwide ever since. CPN provides DC SUN with support and access to a national network of solar homeowners, practitioners, partners, policy experts, and policy makers.