When it comes to community-powered solar initiatives, Solarize — programs that aggregate residential purchases of rooftop solar systems, thereby lowering installation costs — have been overshadowed by the recent surge in community solar.
Still, community solar remains inaccessible in many states. Policies in Pennsylvania, for instance, hamper community solar projects.
These days, however, Philadelphia is home to the largest Solarize program in the country. It's showing considerable promise.