Franklin-Bay Solar Co-op

What is a solar co-op?

We bring homeowners together into a group, or co-op. We provide unbiased, installer-neutral support to co-op participants through each stage of the process of going solar. Our experienced team ensures you understand how solar works, how it can be financed, and how it can be installed on your home.

Co-ops take advantage of the group’s bulk-purchasing power to get discounted pricing and a quality installation. Volunteer co-op participants choose an installer on behalf of the entire group through an open and competitive bidding process. The selected installer provides co-op participants a personalized proposal for their consideration.

Watch the video below to learn more about our solar co-op process and its benefits, or view our FAQs.

Join our co-op

The Franklin-Bay Solar Co-op is open to residents of Franklin and Bay Counties.

How does a co-op work?

Where we are in the process

What's Next

Join us for an information session:

Tuesday, April 24
6 p.m.
Holy Family Center
203 Dr. Federick Humpheries Street (aka 7th Street)
Apalachicola, FL 32320
Click here to RSVP

Wednesday, May 9
6 p.m.
Bay County Public Library
898 West 11th Street
Panama City, FL 32401
Click here to RSVP

Join us for a Solar Open House!

Saturday, April 28, 2018
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Solar Home of Dan Garlick
154 Bay Avenue, Apalachicola, FL 32320
Click here to RSVP

What We've Done So Far

  • Launch co-op
  • First info session
  • Issue RFP
  • Select installer
  • Second info session
  • Third info session
  • Sign up deadline
  • Begin installations
  • Party!

Can't make our info session?

Watch a recorded session for general information on solar, how co-ops work, and what to expect if you join.

How much does solar cost?

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We're grateful to our partners for making this co-op a success

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