Category Archives: Media Coverage

ThinkProgress: Community Solar Reaches “Grid Parity” in Los Angeles

ThinkProgress has run the numbers on Open Neighborhoods Community Solar and determined that discounted group purchasing has driven the cost of solar power below that of utility-provided power in Los Angeles. Available rebates and tax incentives further increase solar savings.

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LA Weekly: Getting Solar for $69 a Month

The LA Weekly takes a look at Open Neighborhoods Community Solar and the journey to affordable clean energy in Los Angeles. Leasing solar panels for your home or business was not permitted by Los Angeles DWP until recently — and … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy World: Community Solar Cheaper Than World’s Most Efficient Concentrating Solar Power Plant

RenewableEnergyWorld.com took a look at the numbers and found that solar panels installed on residential rooftops in Los Angeles as part of the Open Neighborhoods community solar program will generate a cheaper cost per kilowatt-hour of electricity delivered than the … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy World: Distributed, Small-Scale Solar Competes with Large-Scale PV

Open Neighborhoods began as a grass roots organization and still to this day, prides itself on these local, relevant core concepts. We were delighted to see us being trumpeted by several in the energy space for our breakthrough pricing and … Continue reading

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The Argonaut: Wise Power Use Expo

Open Neighborhoods was pleased to be part of the 2010 community based – “Wise Power Use Expo”, which was featured in a story by Gary Walker from the Argonaut. Mar Vista: Experts to offer tips on clean energy solutions, including … Continue reading

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ABC7: LA Clean-Energy Group Expands

KABC’s Green Right Now Reports brings us the story behind the GoSolar 2010 community program. The article traces the neighborhood roots of Open Neighborhoods community solar back to Vice President Al Gore’s call for 100% clean electricity by 2018.

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The Argonaut: Open Mar Vista offers free wireless Internet to residents

The Argonaut Newspaper ran a story on free “Open Mar Vista” Wi-Fi for neighborhood residents in Mar Vista. Continue reading

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