Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs invites community to participate in…

first_img Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. From the Orange County Public Information OfficeRepresentatives from Orange County Government and Solar United Neighbors of Florida will host a press conference encouraging Orange County homeowners looking for a discounted way to add solar power to their homes to sign up for one of two new solar co-op programs.Orange County Mayor Jacobs participated in the previous Orange County solar co-op and will make a special announcement about Orange County’s latest solar co-op program opportunity.Solar power supports Jacobs’ goals in her Sustainability Initiative, “Our Home for Life,” which seeks to reduce barriers to alternative energy and increase renewable energy production by 10 percent in 2020 and 25 percent by 2040.Solar co-ops provide bulk discounts of up to 20 percent for a group of homeowners interested in purchasing solar panels. As part of a solar co-op, each participant signs an individual contract with the group-chosen installer, and all participants benefit from the discount. All homeowners who reside in Orange County, including in city jurisdictions, are eligible to participate in their respective co-ops.The event is Monday, January 22nd, at 10 a.m. at the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Orange County Extension, which is located at 6021 S Conway Road in Orlando 32812.Also in attendance along with Jacobs will be David Jones, Manager of the Orange County’s Environmental Protection Division, previous Orange County solar co-op members and participants, Angela DeMonbreun, Florida Director of Solar United Neighbors of Florida, and representatives from the League of Women Voters, Orange County Chapter. Please enter your name here TAGSOrange County GovernmentOrange County Mayor Teresa JacobsSolar energy Previous articleIn case you missed it: The Apopka news week in reviewNext articleApopka Police Department hires its first officer of 2018 Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Florida gas prices jump 12 cents; most expensive since 2014 UF/IFAS in Apopka will temporarily house District staff; saves almost $400,000 LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Gov. DeSantis says new moment-of-silence law in public schools protects religious freedom Please enter your comment! Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitterlast_img read more

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