Fayette County Solar Co-op

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A group of neighbors in Fayette County have formed a solar cooperative! There are currently 36 members in the co-op and we are going solar as a group to get a discount. The effort is being sponsored by the Fayette County Green Advisory Team and anyone in Fayette County is welcome to join the coop.


How does the Co-op work?

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Co-op Information

A recorded info meeting for those who can’t attend the meeting in person!

A recorded info meeting for those who can’t attend the meeting in person!


Join the Co-op!

Sorry, but the deadline to join the co-op has passed. Over 30 Fayette County residents signed up before the deadline! We’re now assessing roofs and AAT, the installer the group selected, is visiting everyone’s homes to provide quotes.

However, you can sign up if you’re interested in a future solar co-op. We’ll let you know if one starts in your area.


Not ready to go solar? Make your home more energy efficient instead!

If you can’t go solar right now, there are a number of different energy efficiency programs that can help you save on your electricity bills.
  • Appalachian Power’s Smart Lighting Program
    •  Offers discounts for efficient lighting purchased at participating retailers
    • Offers mail in rebates, at various amounts, for EnergyStar certified appliances
  • Appalachian Power’s HomeSmart Energy Assessment Program
    • Offers a free energy audit of your home to identify where your best opportunities for energy savings are.
    • Offers mail in rebates on upgrades to insulation and HVAC systems for homes that use all electric for power and heat
  • Southern Appalachian Labor School’s Housing Rehabilitation (and Weatherization Program)
    • Offers home repair and weatherization assistance to low-income Fayette County residents
    • Contact Barb Painter at sals@citynet.net and 304-250-7627