Solar Oregon is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit membership organization providing public education and community outreach to encourage Oregonians to choose solar energy.
Solarize projects are community efforts designed to make solar electricity and associated weatherization programs more affordable to homeowners. Cities and neighborhoods in Oregon with the support from community leaders and local municipalities are organizing these bulk-purchasing programs. Solar Oregon is assisting these efforts through solar education and data management.
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Solar Now! University: September 3rd
Our sixth annual Solar Now! University in Oregon City is fast approaching and we're excited for a full day of solar sessions that offer opportunities for inspiration and collaboration with the Northwest's leading solar voices. This year's conference offers three tracks:
- Grid Edge: From battery storage and smart grids to electric vehicles, this track focuses on where solar is going.
- Community: Learn the latest on what is going on in community solar, solarize programs, and jobs in the solar industry.
- Local Policy: Features sessions designed to advance innovative, local-government level solutions by eliminating market barriers and lowering the costs of grid-tied solar.choice for Oregon homeowners.
Basics of Going Solar Workshops
Thinking about installing solar? This workshop covers the basics of why solar is a smart choice for Oregon homeowners. Current financial incentives may cover 70-80% of the cost. We will show how well solar works in Oregon's climate, identify available solar technologies and financial incentives, and discuss how to go about choosing a contractor.