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Founded in 1979, Solar Oregon is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit membership organization providing public education and community outreach to encourage Oregonians to choose solar energy.
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Solarize Communities

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. Originally crafted by SE Uplift in Southeast Portland on the initiative of a Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association leader, the first iteration of the Solarize Portland project became hugely successful. It quickly expanded to become a partnership between several SE Portland neighborhoods under the guidance of SE Uplift. From the 20-30 initially projected installations the program grew to around 120 residential installations in just six months. This unexpected success has led to more projects under way now in other neighborhoods of Portland and other cities in Oregon. Solarize Portland Solarize Pendleton Solarize Oregon

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Neighborhoods and communities across Oregon are banding together to create buying power and install solar electric systems on their homes.

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Solarize community projects are popping up all across the state of Oregon.  Each project is managed by the community leader.  You can read more about each project and register for more information.

>>View current Solarize programs

>>View past Solarize programs


Solar Oregon is assisting communities by providing workshops and support services for Solarize Projects.

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