24 Apr '12, 11am

How to Solarize Your Street: Starting a Solar Coop

How to Solarize Your Street: Starting a Solar Coop

The Center for a New American Dream /Video screen capture "We said to the boys, if we are going to go to the trouble of solarizing our house. We're going to do the whole street." From community solar gardens in DC to collective purchasing of solar by farmers in Africa , the idea of banding together to decrease costs and increase the impact of renewable energy investments is hardly new. Now the good folks at The Center for a New American Dream —the same folks who brought us videos on time trading as an alternative to money and how to set up tool libraries and clothes swaps —have released a video detailing how one group of DC residents came together to reduce costs and provide peer support for households going solar. The result, say the founders of Mt. Pleasant Solar Cooperative has been 10% of the street already going solar, and similar coops springing up elsewhere. But as ...

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