Neighborhood Solar Program
Generate a Brighter Future for Santa Clara
Join us as we build a solar future for generations to come. Silicon Valley Power invites you to help place solar electricity systems at non-profit facilities in Santa Clara. With as little as five dollars a month for residents, you can contribute to the building of a bright future for our entire community. For more information, or to sign up for the program, call us at 408-244-SAVE (7283)
or fill out a Neighborhood Solar Program online sign-up form
The first solar electric system funded by the Neighborhood Solar Program was installed at Haman Elementary School
in October 2004. The 4.6 kilowatt system is similar to a large residential system in size and was installed by a local company, REGrid Power
. Included with the solar system is an educational display to show how much power is being generated
The second installation of the Neighborhood Solar Program went online in April 2007 and is located at the Valley Village Retirement Center
. Installed by REGrid Power
, the system generates up to 7.6 kilowatts of clean solar electricity. You can see how much power is being generated
and the corresponding savings in greenhouse gases.
Our third solar installation occurred at the Bill Wilson Center
in November 2010 and is 11.5 kilowatts in size. Installed by Vista Solar
, the system is expected to save the facility over $2,000 per year in energy costs and eliminate emission of 19,654 pounds (almost ten tons) of carbon dioxide annually.
Neighborhood Solar Corporate Sponsorship
| Community Supporter
|| < $1,000|
|| > $5,000|
Silicon Valley Power invites you to team up with residents in the community and help solar power shine in Santa Clara. By making a donation and joining the Neighborhood Solar community, your company will be recognized as an active supporter of solar power in Santa Clara.
If your company is interested in becoming a Neighborhood Solar sponsor, please call 408-615-5651
for more information.
Our Corporate Sponsors
BAE Systems U.S. Combat Systems
California Paperboard Corporation, A Newark Group, Inc. Company
REGrid Power (now Real Goods Solar)
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
Agilent Technologies - Santa Clara Site
PLEASE NOTE: Participation in the Neighborhood Solar Program is voluntary and customers may withdraw from the Program at any time without penalty. Voluntary contributions cannot be returned. Once added to the program, a new line item will appear on your utility bill for the monthly amount indicated. Please allow four to six weeks for processing. Silicon Valley Power and the environment thank you.