BOSTON INTERFAITH COMMUNITY SOLAR PROJECT
We believe that sharing access to clean energy is one of the best ways to build just, sustainable communities. That's why we worked with communities of faith across the greater Boston area to plan and execute the first phase of the Boston Interfaith Community Solar Project in 2016. The pilot brought solar to Second Church in Dorchester, Bethel A.M.E., and the Church of Saint Augustine and Saint Martin.
"I've been interested in solar and alternative energy since the 1970s. I have known about the potential, but the problem was always money. Now, there is an option for us that allows our community to show its leadership. The Church is the foundation of the community; it's where people grow and develop values. When something positive happens here, everyone in the community sees it. Now, we can see the church's commitment to stewardship right here on our roof." -Alphonse Knight, Second Church in Dorchester
The Nonprofit Solar Bundle is an aggregation of solar installations between Massachusetts and New York for Smith College and Nazareth Housing. The solar array for Nazareth Housing will be the first project of its kind installed for a low-income housing cooperative in New York City. Resonant Energy developed these projects; project financing was provided by Co-op Power.
- Project Size: 32 kW
- Rooftops: 2
- Clients: Smith College, Nazareth Housing
- Project Financier: Co-op Power
affordable Solar NY (ASNY) Partnership
Resonant Energy is providing consulting services to Co-op Power in the development and financing for a barrier-breaking initiative to provide solar to low income residents of New York City. This initiative is a partnership with nonprofit solar advocacy organization Solar One, and nonprofit solar contractor, GRID Alternatives. The first installation for a low income housing cooperative in Manhattan will take place in March 2017 through this partnership. This first installation is a pilot that lays the groundwork for the installation of hundreds of kilowatts of solar capacity across New York City. This innovative initiative has been featured in Greentech Media.