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Solar Co-op Toolkit: What, Why, and How to start your own

Solar Co-op Toolkit: What, Why, and How to start your own

Get involved in educating and informing citizens of your local area about solar energy.
Below you’ll find our “Volunteer Toolkit” with helpful information on what, why and how a Co-op is important to the future of Florida’s solar energy use.

  1. One Page Flyer:
    What is FL SUN? What is a Co-op, and how does it work?
  2. Download introductory PowerPoint:
    Why Should I Care About Solar?
  3. Interested Leagues should complete and return Local League Letter of Commitment to LWVFL State League office.
  4. Free tee shirts for your FL Sun- Email State Chair
  5. Homeowner Rights To Solar: State law requires Homeowner Associations to allow rooftop solar on every home. Read the Florida Home Owners Solar Rights Act here.
  6. PowerPoint to Urge Local Governments to Adopt PACE: What Local Governments Can do to Connect their Citizens to Affordable Clean Renewable Energy!
  7. Host a screening of the IMAX MOVIE Catching the Sun and reach more people. Click here to contact Carra Cheslin, Director of Engagement, FL SUN, for more details.
  8. INTERESTED IN Property Assessed Clean Energy Financing for Solar (PACE) and other improvements? Here is a list of the PACE financing providers authorized to operate in Florida: Florida PACE Funding Agency;
    RenewPACE
    ;
    Ygrene Works;
    Renovate America
  9. LWV First Coast League to JEA: LWV First Coast Solar Comments to JEA Board
  10. STATES THAT REQUIRE UTILITIES TO REIMBURSE CUSTOMERS FOR UNUSED SOLAR
  11. SAMPLE PRESS RELEASE/Installer Selection

Interested in starting your own Co-op?

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