Neighbors in Citrus County form solar co-op to go solar together, get a discount

By Ben Delman on February 21, 2018

Neighbors in Citrus County have formed a solar co-op to save money and make going solar easier, while building a network of solar supporters. The group is seeking members and will host an information meeting Tuesday, March 6 at 6 p.m. at UF/IFAS Citrus County Extension to educate the community about solar and the co-op process.

Citrus County residents interested in joining the co-op can sign up at the co-op web page. The co-op is free to join and joining the co-op is not a commitment to purchase panels. Once the group is large enough, Solar United Neighbors will help the co-op solicit competitive bids from area solar installers.

Co-op participants will select a single company to complete all of the installations. They will then have the option to purchase panels individually based on the installer’s group rate. By going solar as a group and choosing a single installer, participants can save off the cost of going solar and have the guidance from the experts at Solar United Neighbors.

The League of Women Voters of Citrus County, the Citrus County Council, Suwanee – St. Johns Group Sierra Club, University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension, Kings Bay Springs Alliance, and Nature Coast Unitarian Universalists are the co-op’s sponsors.

Information session details

Tuesday, March 6
6 p.m.
UF/IFAS Citrus County Extension
3650 West Sovereign Path #1
Lecanto, FL 34461
Click here to RSVP