Showing a great interest so far, more than 300 homeowners in Orange County have formed a solar co-op and co-op members will use their group buying power to get a discounted price for solar panels. The effort is supported by Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs, Orange County Government, the League of Women Voters of Florida and Florida Solar United Neighborhoods (FL SUN). The deadline to sign-up for the co-op is Nov. 30.
Orange County homeowners are being invited to the final of a series of solar co-op informational sessions, which will be held on Nov. 17th. The final informational session will be held in Winter Park at the First Green Bank Building from 6:30PM to 8:30PM.
Joining the co-op does not obligate members to purchase panels. After the co-op receives bids from solar installers in the area, members will select one or two companies to perform the installations at a group discount.
Solar co-ops provide bulk discounts – up to 20 percent – for a group of homeowners who are interested in purchasing solar panels. As part of a solar co-op, citizens benefit from the educational process and each participant signs his or her own contract with the installer, and everyone gets the discount. All homeowners who reside in Orange County are eligible to participate in the co-op.
Thursday, Nov. 17 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
First Green Bank Building
862 S Orlando Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789