Arkansas Interfaith Power & Light has provided incentive money for 5 houses of worship in Arkansas to install solar over the past 6 years and also participated in the Bearskin community solar project. See their solar webpage and contact them here.
Over fifty of California Interfaith Power & Light’s member congregations have installed solar. CIPL sponsors informational webinars with solar companies experienced in working with faith communities, and offers a free guide to financing solar. Learn more and download CIPL’s Solar Resource Guide for more information.
Georgia Interfaith Power & Light is responding to one of the biggest hurdles in installing solar – funding. That is why is it offering congregations a zero-interest revolving loan fund (up to $15,000, payback is 10 years) to help congregations #putsolaronit. Follow the link to learn more.
Hoosier Interfaith Power & Light of Indiana has helped many congregations go solar. You can see the list of congregations in Indiana with solar here.
Illinois Interfaith Power & Light is a program of Faith in Place. Faith in Place features seven Houses of Worship that have installed solar panels on its webpage here. They invite anyone who would like more information and resources on installing solar panels in Illinois to email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interfaith Power & Light (DC.MD.NoVA) is committed to serving as a meeting point for congregations undertaking solar projects, and to ensure that each project benefits from the experience and lessons learned of all of those that came before. IPL-DMV maintains a solar congregations map of successful solar projects across the region, offers a video and downloadable guide explaining solar financing for congregations, and is partnered with solar developer Mission Energy to guide congregations through the process.
Massachusetts Interfaith Power & Light Massachusetts Interfaith Power & Light has helped over 50 congregations go solar since 2011. We currently partner with Resonant Energy, 621 Energy, and Energy Sage, offering advice and guidance including evaluating the solar potential of buildings, which financing option is best, and education the congregation about the benefits of solar. Learn more here.
Michigan Interfaith Power & Light has produced a Solar Aggregation Feasibility Study. MI IPL’s model uses “aggregation” (bulk buying) to drive down the cost of buying and installing solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, such as rooftop solar panels. Participating Houses of Worship also get significant cost savings through a 30% federal rebate program and by leasing-to-own the PV system. Read the study.
Minnesota Interfaith Power & Light supports congregations and homeowners to install rooftop solar arrays or subscribe to community solar gardens. We have partnerships with a variety of trusted developers and programs to fit different needs across the state, including financing help and accessing incentives and discounts. We offer two programs for micro-investing in solar equity projects. Learn more here.
New York Interfaith Power & Light is excited to announce we’ve formed a new partnership with an innovative solar company, Sungevity, to reduce our own carbon footprint and raise funds for the vital work of NYIPL. Sungevity is a leader in residential solar and their solar fundraising program. Sungevity.org, works with non-profits to educate their members on going solar, as well as raise valuable funds for local non-governmental organizations. NYIPL has partnered with Sungevity to develop a simple way to raise funds for the organization, save money by lowering your electricity bill, and reduce the amount of GHGs reaching the atmosphere. If you sign up with Sungevity through NYIPL, you will receive a personal credit of $750 towards your system, and NYIPL will receive a contribution of $750 too! Make the switch and request a free solar quote to see if your roof is right for solar panels. It’s a win for you, a win for us, and a win for the environment.
North Carolina Interfaith Power & Light recognizes the important and hopeful role solar panel installations play for communities of all faiths. NCIPL has produced a very useful Financing Solar Clearinghouse that offer many useful suggestions for congregations interested in doing a solar project.