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Updated: Monday, March 12, 2014

 
Are you ready to generate some or all of the electricity you need right at home? Are you ready to "go solar", but you're not sure where to start? Are you ready to tap that untapped local energy resource ... the SUN?
 
All across the United States, people are forming into groups and are using the "solarize" approach to enable the installation of clean and cost effective solar energy for distributed electricity generation. You can learn more and see examples of many successful solarize projects from the Community Power Network. (See "Solar Group/Bulk Purchase".) Also, view a short 3 min video about "solarize" concepts, from the US Department of Energy.
 
A "Solarize" program in your area will connect residential homeowners that are ready to install solar, with local, qualified installers and will take advantage of generous local utility incentives that are available for a limited time. This "group purchase" process will reduce anxiety typical with a large purchase and increase customer satisfaction throughout the quote and installation process. Plano Solar Advocate (PSA) volunteers are available to answer questions and help you get started based on their experiences. E-mail your questions to:
 
To help build the DFW area solarize network, communities are organized by counties in the boxes below.
 
Plano Solar Advocate (PSA) volunteers can assist, educate, and provide support for community facilitators to help them get started for their own projects.
 
Communities that have groups already formed are indicated by a "hyperlink" (bold blue underlined letters). Those cities that are not hyperlinked need volunteers to organize projects. If you are interested, please send an e-mail to our with your name, e-mail address, phone number, city, community (or area), and your zipcode, and it will be forwarded to someone in that area (county) who will contact you for follow-up.
 
Don't live in the DFW area of Texas? Check out Solarize Texas to learn about other solarize projects starting to shine all across Texas!
 

 
Common Questions:
#1: How much does it cost to join?
Nothing. This is a grassroots effort. There are no "membership" or other fees.
 
#2: If I (we) join the "Solarize" in our area, are we obligated to purchase a system?
No. Enrolling in a Solarize group does NOT obligate you to purchase anything.
 
#3: What profit do the "solarize" volunteers receive from organizing these group purchase projects?
None. Solarize projects are 100% volunteer efforts. Volunteers don't receive any money from the sale or installation of the equipment.
 
#4: Why are "solarize" groups being formed?
To help accelerate the adoption of rooftop solar and to help homeowners and businesses obtain lower costs on solar energy systems.
 
#5: How do I get involved?
Check the table below (organized by county) for the name of your community. If it's "clickable", click it to go to the "Solarize" group in your area. If it's not clickable, it means there isn't yet a group started in your neighborhood. If that's the case, YOU could help start a group! Please contact Solarize Texas or Plano Solar Advocates for assistance.
 

 

Resource Files


Resource files, informational videos, and other materials to assist you in establishing your community "Solarize" program are found on our "Downloads" page.
 

 

Metroplex "Solarize"Groups

 
Cities in underlined bold blue text are a link either to that respective group's website (if a site has been created), or is an e-mail link for the volunteer contact person ("Facilitator") for that community.
 
If you'd like to know whether a link is e-mail or a website, hover your cursor over the link and a small information window will appear with information about the link.
 
Groups are just getting started, and community links are being updated often, so check here regularly! Also .. if there IS a group website in your area, check their website frequently to stay informed of their meeting announcements and other details! The group "Facilitator" (a volunteer who has stepped up to coordinate a "Solarize" group in that community) can also keep you apprised of meetings and other information.
 
Cities that have no link are in need of a volunteer to act as an organizer. If no link is present for your city, please consider volunteering.
 
Hover your cursor over any link for information about that Group.
 
Collin County
Dallas County
Delta County
Allen
Anna
Blue Ridge
Celina
Fairview
Farmersville
Frisco
Josephine
Lavon
Lowry Crossing
Lucas

Melissa
Murphy
Nevada
New Hope
Parker
Plano
Princeton
Prosper
St. Paul
Weston
Wylie
Addison
Balch Springs
Carrollton
Cedar Hill
Cockrell Hill
Coppell
Dallas
Desoto
Duncanville
Garland
Glenn Heights
Grand Prairie
Farmers Branch
Highland Park
Hutchins
Irving
Lancaster
Mesquite
Richardson
Rowlett
Sachse
Seagoville
Sunnyvale
University Park
Willmer
Antioch
Charleston
Cooper
Enloe
Horton
Prattville
Racetrack
 
Denton County
Ellis County
Hunt County
Argyle
Aubrey
Bartonville
Copper Canyon
Corinth
Corral City
Cross Roads
Denton
Double Oak
Flower Mound
Hackberry
Hebron
Justin
Krugerville
Krum
Lake Dallas
Lakewood Village
Lewisville
Lincoln Park
Little Elm
Northlake
Oak Point
Pilot Point
Ponder
Roanoke
Sanger
Shady Shores
The Colony
Trophy Club
Bardwell
Ennis
Ferris
Garrett
Howard
Italy
Maypearl
Midlothian
Milford
Nena
Oak Leaf
Ovilla
Palmer
Pecan Hill
Red Oak
Waxahachie
Caddo Mills
Campbell
Celeste
Commerce
Dixon
Floyd
Greenville
Hawk Cove
Kingson
Lone Oak
Neylandville
Quinlan
Union Valley
West Tawakoni
Wolf City
 
Johnson County
Kaufman County
Palo Pinto / Parker County
Alvarado
Briar Oaks
Burleson
Cleburne
Cross Timber
Godley
Grandview
Joshua
Keene
Rio Vista
Venus
Becker
Bend City
Combine
Cottonwood
Crandall
Forney
Grays Prairie
Kaufman
Kemp
Mabank
Oak Grove
Oak Ridge
Post Oak
Rand
Rosser
Scurry
Talty
Terrell
Aledo
Anetta
Anetta North
Anetta South
Brock
Cool
Dennis
Gordon
Graford
Harmony
Hudson Oaks
Millsap
Mineral Wells
Mingus
Reno
Sanctuary
Springtown
Strawn
Weatherford
Willow Park
 
Rockwall County
Tarrant County
Wise County
Blackland
Chisolm
Fate
Heath
McLendon
Mobile City
Munson
Rockwall
Royse City
Arlington
Azle
Bedford
Benbrook
Blue Mound
Colleyville
Crowley
Eagle Mountain
Edgecliff Village
Euless
Everman
Forest Hill

Grapevine
Haltom City
Haslet
Hurst
Keller
Kennedale
Lakeside
Lake Worth
Mansfield
N. Richland Hills
Pantego
Pelican Bay
Richland Hills
River Oaks
Rendon
Saginaw
Sansom Park
Southlake
Watauga
Westlake
Westover Hills
Westworth Village
Wht Settlement
Alvord
Aurora
Boyd
Briar
Bridgeport
Chico
Cottondale
Decatur
Herman
Lake Bridgeport
New Fairview
Newark
Paradise
Rhome
Runaway Bay
Slidell
 



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