|A solar array on a house in Sleepy Hollow Woods.|
Under this program, discounted prices have been negotiated on equipment installed by three local solar contracts.
The Solarize Fairfax County campaign is part of Solarize NOVA, which is sponsored by the Northern Virginia Regional Commission and is managed by the Local Energy Alliance Program.
To participate, you can sign up online starting April 16. There is no commitment until, and if, you sign a contract with an installer. The program runs through June 14.
Solarize Fairfax County representatives are available to answer questions and help you decide if solar power makes sense for your property.
Several information sessions have been scheduled on solar power and the economics of owning your own solar array. The contractors who install the equipment will be there, too.
Upcoming sessions are scheduled for April 22 at the Fairfax County Government Center in Fairfax, May 8 at the South County Government Center in Alexandria, May 15 at Old Town Hall in Fairfax, and May 30 at the North County Government Center in Reston.
In addition to the discounts from bulk purchasing, homeowners can access other incentives, including a 30 percent federal tax credit and a local property tax exemption.