Richmond Community Solar Co-op

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The co-op helped more than a dozen community members go solar. This group is no longer accepting new sign ups for the bulk purchase, but VA SUN recently launched a second co-op in the area: the Greater Richmond Solar Co-op.  Visit the new co-op’s webpage to learn more and sign up!

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VA SUN is a project of Community Power Network (CPN), a network of grass roots, local, state, and national organizations working to build and promote locally based renewable energy projects 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 organized her neighbors 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.