Solar United Neighbors of Florida today announced the launch of Leon County Solar Co-op, which will provide homeowners with an opportunity
to save money on the purchase of solar panels and build a community of local
The announcement was made at a press conference held appropriately
under the solar panels at the Leon County Extension Center.
Sustainable Tallahassee is one of the five local partners endorsing
the establishment of the Solar Co-op. The
others are: League of Women Voters of Tallahassee, Florida Conservation Voters
Education Fund, Sierra Club Big Bend Group, and ReThink Energy Florida.
Along with Heaven Campbell of Solar United Neighbors of
Florida, other speakers at the press conference were: Aliki Moncrief, Executive Director, Florida Conservation
Voters Education Fund
Linda Davis, President, League of Women Voters of
Grant Gelhardt, Chair, Sierra Club Big Bend Group
Katherine Preston, President, Sustainable Tallahassee
Kristin Dozier, Leon County Commissioner
In her remarks, Kristin Dozier read a supporting Proclamation
signed by all the Leon County Commissioners. She concluded by saying, “I really am proud of
Leon County’s work with all of our partners . . . to represent not just how big
of a challenge this is, but to look for strategic initiatives and real action
plans to make our community as sustainable as possible and resilient as
After today's Press Conference Kick-Off there will be three
information sessions for residents.
They'll be held on January 16, February 22, and March 27 - check those
dates on the Sustainable Tallahassee calendar for locations and times.
Learn About Leon County Solar Co-op at: https://www.solarunitedneighbors.org/leon
Learn about Solar United Neighbors of Florida at: http://www.solarunitedneighbors.org/florida/