Meet West Virginia’s newest solar leader

Hello. I’m Leah Barbor, Solar United Neighbors’ new West Virginia Program Associate. I’m excited to meet you! I look forward to growing our community of solar supporters and owners in the Mountain State. I live in Pocahontas County, “Nature’s Mountain Playground”, with my family. Protecting West Virginia’s wild, wonderful and…

Indianapolis Low-income Solar Project Donors

Solar United Neighbors appreciates the generous contributions made toward helping low-to-moderate-income families go solar through our 2020-2021 Indianapolis solar co-op. We’re proud to recognize the following supporters. Their contributions to our crowdfunding campaign enabled two low-income homeowners to go solar at no cost to…

Donor Spotlight: Michael A. Mullett & Patricia N. March

Photo caption: Patti and Mike arriving at their newly completed second home in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area in April 2018 after a four-day road trip of 2300 miles. Solar United Neighbors appreciates the major financial contribution made by Michael A. Mullett and Patricia N.

Donor Spotlight: Carmel Green Initiative, Inc.

Solar United Neighbors appreciates the major financial contribution made by Carmel Green Initiative, Inc. (CGI) toward helping low-to-moderate-income families go solar through our 2020-2021 Indianapolis solar co-op. We’re honored to present this interview with CGI to spotlight the organization’s support of this project: What role does…

Donor Spotlight: Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP

Solar United Neighbors appreciates the major financial contribution made by Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP (PSRB) toward helping low-to-moderate-income families go solar through our 2020-2021 Indianapolis solar co-op. We’re honored to present this interview with PSRB Partner Colin E. Connor (pictured above) to…

Donor Spotlight: Jefferson Electric LLC

Solar United Neighbors appreciates the major contribution made by Jefferson Electric LLC toward helping low-to-moderate-income families go solar through our 2020-2021 Indianapolis solar co-op. We’re honored to present this interview to spotlight the company’s support of this project: What role does philanthropy play in your company’s pursuit of…

The state of net metering in Indiana

In April the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) delivered a blow to Hoosiers’ ability to go solar. The IURC is the agency that oversees Indiana’s investor-owned (IOU) electric utilities. It issued an order that allows…

New monitoring technologies can make you a smarter energy consumer

Going solar is a great first step to take control of your energy use. Advancements in electricity monitoring let you take this control to a new level. Every solar system will come equipped with some form of monitoring. This is an important tool that will show you how much electricity…

Statement Opposing Forced Labor in Solar Panel Manufacturing in Xinjiang, China

Solar United Neighbors Executive Director Anya Schoolman released the following statement in response to reports of the use of forced labor to manufacture solar panel components in Xinjiang, China,: Solar United Neighbors is deeply disturbed by reports of the use of forced labor in solar panel component manufacturing in…