Solarize Triad: Solar Power Program for Winston-Salem, Greensboro and High Point

                             

RED Group has participated has been selected to participate in various programs that offer "buy-in-bulk" and pass the savings on to the user. A staff mostly composed of volunteers led the program that raised awareness of the environmental and financial benefits benefits of integrating Photovoltaic systems here locally. 

Solarize Triad was based off the model of tiered pricing. As more people signed up to partcipate in Solarize Traid, the cheaper the project were priced for participates. The average system size needed for residents in the Winston- Salem, Greensboro, Kernsville, and surrounding areas was a 4 kilowatt system. Below is a table that shows the tier pricing system for a 4 kilowatt system that only applies to the 2015 Solarize Traid Program. Pricing for the contracts began at tier one, but when particpiant's system size collectively totaled 100 kilowatts, the price would more to the next tier for a new group price

NC WARN is a member-based nonprofit tackling the climate crisis – and other hazards posed by electricity generation – by watch-dogging Duke Energy practices and building people power for a swift North Carolina transition to energy efficiency and clean power generation.

In partnership with other groups, and using sound scientific research, NC WARN informs and involves the public in key decisions regarding their health and economic well-being. NC WARN is dedicated to climate and environmental justice, thus seeks to address the needs of all of the public by intentionally including those often excluded from participation because of racism, sexism, classism, and other forms of oppression

Renewable Energy Design Group was selected  to partner with NC WARN because of our teams vast experience and impecable reputation in the solar industry. 

In 2015, a total of 250 Triad residents enrolled in Solarize Triad to explore their options for going solar.

A total of 27 residents signed a solar contract for a total of 145 kilowatts, which means every participant was able to take advantage of Tier 2 pricing for their installation

Solar Triad participants ranged from the bigger cities of Winston- Salem and Greensboro, to the smaller communities of King, Advance, Yadkinville, Pinnacle, and everywhere in between.

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