Welcome, your solar journey begins here.

We’ve taken the confusion out of going solar by vetting the best Virginia installers to bring you top of the line equipment packages with great warranties.

Solar Focus 2016 "Solar Nonprofit Champion" award winner.

Solar Focus 2016 “Solar Nonprofit Champion” award winner.

Solar power for homes and businesses is easier and more affordable thanks to Solarize NOVA, a grassroots, community-based outreach initiative sponsored by the Northern Virginia Regional Commission (NVRC) and the Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP).  Solarize NOVA is a one-stop-shop for community members to learn more about solar power options for their homes and businesses, and facilitate the installation and financing of their own project. Through bulk purchasing and free solar site assessments, Solarize NOVA puts solar within reach.Since 2014, we’ve had campaigns in Alexandria, Falls Church, Vienna, Dumfries, Leesburg, Fairfax City, Loudoun County, and Herndon – some more than once.  A total of 2,709 homeowners and businesses signed up for Solarize with 630 homeowners taking advantage of our FREE Home Energy Check Up.

As of December 2016, 108 contracts totaling 826.9 kW of capacity and valued at over $2.8 million have been signed.

Benefits of the program include:

  • Free solar site assessments
  • Lower than ever solar panel pricing and affordable financing
  • Qualified local solar installers and high performance systems
  • Free home energy inspections – to make your solar power go farther
  • Free installed measures save an average of $75 per year
  • Community workshops and support
  • A great investment in clean energy

Check back here (or on LEAP’s Facebook page) for updates, or email us at info@solarizenova.org.

 Solarize recently featured on Reston Impact