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TribLive: Collier leaders encourage home solar power

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TribLive: September 2016: Collier Township leaders are asking residents to consider going solar with their homes, three years after solar panels were installed on the public works building roof.Collier partnered with the Solarize Allegheny campaign that helps property owners consider the benefits of solar energy. Township manager Sal Sirabella and resident Gail Neustadt wrote the […]

Solar initiative Reaches out to Allegheny County businesses

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Tribune-Review: A year-old effort to encourage people in Allegheny County to install solar panels on their homes is targeting a new market across Pittsburgh: business owners.  

First Etna and Millvale Homes Go Solar

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Solar power has come to two homes in Etna and Millvale. Randy Bondi of Etna and Brian Wolovich of Millvale were the first in their towns to have solar panel systems installed at their homes. They purchased solar panel systems through the Solarize Allegheny program that connects residents and businesses with local solar installers who […]

Solarize Allegheny Featured in Sustainability Documentary

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Sustainability Pioneers documents how the Solarize Allegheny project attempts to bring 200 new solar installations to the county, and how one family takes a major step towards energy independence.

Solarize Allegheny Powers Up More Communities

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Tribune Review: The last “kick-off meeting” of this phase of Solarize Allegheny was held Thursday in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood   http://triblive.com/news/allegheny/8838451-74/solar-greathouse-power#axzz3kPFbVY3e

Ross Officials Set Rules for Solar

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Tribune-Review: Ross has established rules for solar building and operating systems to generate energy from the sun. The board of commissioners unanimously adopted an ordinance Monday outlining rules for solar installations, allowing residences and businesses to use the systems as accessory energy generators. http://triblive.com/neighborhoods/yournorthhills/yournorthhillsmore/8873502-74/solar-systems-energy#axzz3j5MtQJvZ  

Workshop to shed light on using solar power in Ross

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Date: July 24, 2015 Tribune-Review: Ross will try to sell residents and businesses on the benefits of solar energy, beginning with a workshop at 7 p.m. July 30 at the Ross Township Municipal Center. http://triblive.com/neighborhoods/yournorthhills/yournorthhillsmore/8793562-74/solar-ross-bill#axzz3h62srupz

Local solar campaign reaches dozens of households in Allegheny County

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Post-Gazette: Living in one of the most meteorologically dreary areas of the country, Leslie Heilman was not convinced that installing solar panels would be a wise decision to power her 2,000-square-foot, two-story house in Point Breeze. Read more.

Workshop to help Etna, Millvale move toward solar energy

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Tribune-Review: ‎A workshop this week in Etna is aimed at helping people overcome the barriers of going solar. The Solarize Etna & Millvale campaign is one of four in Allegheny County under the Solarize Allegheny project, funded by the Heinz Endowments and managed by non-profit firm, SmartPower. The workshop, which is open to the public, is from […]

South Fayette to take part in solar awareness campaign

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A program to encourage the use of solar energy will launch soon in South Fayette. A public presentation is set for March 2 to inform residents about Solarize Allegheny, which is funded by The Heinz Endowments. Solarize Allegheny is a program to increase awareness about this energy option. SmartPower, a nonprofit organization, is managing the project. Read […]