[SPN-Discussion] Mayor’s One City Solar Program January 26th Information Session in the Bronx

Kenyetta Lovings Kenyetta.Lovings at cuny.edu
Wed Jan 18 08:38:51 PST 2017

Please forward this information to organizations or community leaders who you believe might have interest in participating in a Solarize NYC<http://solarizenyc.com/> campaign.

The NYC Solar Partnership is looking for Community partners to participate in Solarize NYC, a citywide solar initiative supported by the mayoral plan, One City: Built to Last.  The NYC Solar Partnership is led by Sustainable CUNY<http://cuny.edu/about/resources/sustainability.html> who works collaboratively with the New York City Mayor’s Office of Sustainability<http://www.nyc.gov/sustainability>, the New York City Economic Development Corporation<http://www.nycedc.com/program/nyc-solar-partnership> (NYCEDC), and the City University of New York (CUNY).  Solarize NYC aims to increase solar affordability and expand solar access across the city through community-led solar adoption campaigns.

The NYC Solar Partnership is holding a public information session on Thursday, January 26th at Hostos Community College, CUNY, 450 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY in the East Academic Complex, Building C, Room 391 for communities and stakeholders interested in helping their community “go solar”. The NYC Solar Partnership will help successful applicants conduct a solarize campaign by providing resources that include:

●        Financial support from the City to organize and run a solarize campaign

●        Marketing materials and templates for Solarize NYC community outreach

●        Technical assistance from the City’s Solar Ombudsmen

●        Volunteer training to empower local program administrators

●        Connections to partner organizations that assist communities

●        Educational materials and workshops with the City’s Solar Ombudsmen

●        Guidance in selecting a pre-vetted solar installation companies

Sign up to attend<https://www.eventbrite.com/e/solarize-nyc-workshop-the-bronx-tickets-30571844209> the information session where communities can also learn about upcoming opportunities for community shared solar. Community shared solar allows renters and those with roofs that are not viable for solar to invest in larger solar projects within their community. To find out if your roof is viable for solar visit the <https://nysolarmap.com/> NY Solar Map and Portal<https://nysolarmap.com/>.

Kenyetta Lovings
NYC Solar Ombudsman | Sustainable CUNY
646.664.9456 | kenyetta.lovings at cuny.edu<mailto:kenyetta.lovings at cuny.edu>
395 Hudson Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10014
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