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The Solarize Guidebook: A Community Guide to Collective Purchasing of Residential Photovoltaic (PV) Systems

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Linda Irvine, Alex Sawyer, Jennifer Grove
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This is a guidebook designed to aid in community purchasing of residential photovoltaic systems (PV)s. In Portland, each successive Solarize campaign looked slightly different, reflecting the different priorities and goals of the differing neighborhoods. However, there were some common elements that led to success, including competitive contractor selection; community-led outreach with a trusted community partner; and a limited time offering.