April 13, 2016
The Durham Community Land Trustees has been hip to the sun for about a decade now. But solar photovoltaic panels have always been too expensive. Last year, NC WARN put up $20,000 and raised another $22,000 from solar enthusiasts to purchase and install solar panels on a DCLT property in Durham's West End neighborhood.
April 2, 2016
Article by Solarize intern Kelly-Anne Martin. (Click and scroll halfway down page 1.)
February 24, 2016
Between now and April 30, two of the biggest Solarize campaign organizers in North Carolina, NextClimate and NC WARN, are joining together to “Solarize the Triangle.” A solar system is a great hedge against increases in electricity rates, and provides tangible savings to those who otherwise may spend much of their limited income on electricity.
January 1, 2016
Through the Sharing Solar
fund, NC WARN's Solarize programs help low-income homeowners and renters benefit from solar. In 2015, we put solar on land trust apartments in Durham. It's expected to save the 4 tenants $1,700 per year. Read more
November 12, 2014
Since the program launched during the summer, Solarize Chatham County has installed 56 solar panel systems on homes, which will generate 319 kilowatts of solar power, according to Jim Warren of N.C. Warn, a Durham-based clean energy advocate.
May 27, 2014
NC WARN has launched a highly successful program that expands solar power on homes and businesses, cuts greenhouse gases, adds local jobs and helps avoid more rate increases for all customers. The program expands to Chatham County this Sunday, June 1, after a successful pilot project in Durham, and will gradually expand around the state.
May 8, 2014
NC WARN has filed expert testimony in a state regulatory proceeding where Duke Energy is seeking to reduce the amount paid to large-scale providers of solar electricity. We are urging the NC Utilities Commission to open a separate docket in which all stakeholders can benefit from ongoing “value of solar” cases currently in play around the U.S.
January 24, 2014
NC WARN has launched a program that expands solar power on homes and businesses. The Durham-based clean energy nonprofit announced Solarize Durham today at a press conference at the office of Yes!
Solar Solutions, a locally-owned company that has been chosen to install systems for Solarize Durham.