Solarize Charlotte's mission was to bring roof top solar to as many Charlotte residence as possible. Solarize Charlotte was sponsored by the Cleaner is Cheaper Coalition, a group of over 20 different organizations. With the help of the Cleaner is Cheaper Coalition, a group discount was given to participants as well as support to gainin glow interest loans and navigating the tax incentives available. See More
The Solarize Model is endorsed by the U.S. Department of Energy. The first “Solarize” program began in 2009 as a grassroots initiative to boost solar energy usage in Portland. Since then, the program has experienced success in dozens of cities across the country including the Solarize Charlotte Program, which closed 7/31/14.