"In the heart of Delaware County, PA, a quiet revolution has been taking place, one that harnesses the power of the sun to illuminate not only rooftops, but also the lives of the community members".
@Solarize Delco, rooted in the Southeast PA Solarize initiative, has become its own movement of neighbors helping neighbors. Since its start over 4 years ago, the program has facilitated more than 90 solar installations across the county, adding over 600kW of solar to the grid.
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by Igor at
Updated on April 19, 2023
In today’s interview we have Peter Puglionesi, chemical and environmental engineer by education and an environmental health and safety consultant.
| Can you tell me a bit more about Solarize Delco? What is the goal of the organization? What do you do exactly, and how do you help people in your community?
Solarize Delco was created to educate, do outreach on solar, and increase local and regional implementation of rooftop solar photovoltaic power generation. We hope to make this an easier endeavor, because it’s necessary and has a great payback!
Setting up a solar system is a large project for most homeowners and difficult for small businesses because of the amount of time and attention it takes away from their main business. Until now, it was even more complex for non-profit entities and houses of worship to set up these systems, but now they have the same federal incentives as homeowners.
Solarize Delco simplifies solar with education and advice on the front end and then working with the property owner – to help them assess feasibility, overcome obstacles, decide and get the project off the ground.
We do this in a very supportive setting, as opposed to a selling approach...
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