Solar projects powering nonprofits
Join SRP Solar for Nonprofits for $3 a month to help build solar projects for Valley nonprofits. With the help of solar installations offsetting electricity costs, nonprofits are able to reduce operational costs, saving valuable dollars. By joining you're helping to power programs that provide everything from safe housing for domestic violence victims, educational programs for youth to quality wildlife rehabilitation.
Since inception, SRP's Solar for Nonprofits completed 57 solar photovoltaic (PV) installations and have collectively helped save nonprofits $452,437.82*.
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Meet your recipients
In May 2017, Desert Botanical Garden (DBG) received solar installations on four buildings’ rooftops that cumulatively add up to 100 kilowatts. Collectively, it will help the nonprofit save nearly $13,000 a year on energy costs.
Liberty Wildlife received an 80.4-kilowatt (kW) solar system in May 2016. It provides 55% of the building's electricity needs, saving the nonprofit about $10,000 a year.
Fellowship Square Mesa received a 23-kilowatt (kW) carport solar electric system. This will not only help offset operational costs, but will provide care to Arizona's seniors.
Habitat for Humanity build in Avondale received a 4-kW PV solar electric system. This will help lower electricity costs homeowners.
The Phoenix Zoo received a 50-kW solar electric system for its newly built Doornbos Volunteer and Administrative Center. This system will help offset costs so that the Zoo can train volunteers who educate visitors.
Homeward Bound received a 46-kilowatt (kW) system as part of a shaded parking structure. This will not only help offset operational costs, but will provide employees and guests with cooler parking during the summer.
Tanner Terrace's senior housing complex received a 46-kilowatt (kW) system that is part of a shaded parking structure.
VALLEYLIFE will receive a 5-kilowatt (kW) rooftop solar system to help reduce operational costs.
This new solar energy system built at Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley (BGCEV) Thunderbird’s Branch in Guadalupe, will help offset a portion of its energy usage and will provide its membership with the opportunity to understand the benefits of solar power.
The community college’s Pecos Campus received a 14.85-kW system on the ramada of its Environmental Technology Center. Not only will this system offset a portion of the campus’s energy usage, but students will have the opportunity to learn more about solar energy.
To help reduce Child Crisis Center’s energy consumption and costs, SRP Solar for Nonprofits™ built a 31.2-kW solar energy parking structure at its Mesa location.
Chrysalis received a 31.2-kW PV system at its corporate offices, allowing the nonprofit to offset its energy usage with solar power.
SRP Solar for Nonprofits ™ installed a 4.8-kW PV system at a Habitat for Humanity of Central Arizona (HFHCAZ) build. This system will help reduce the new homeowner’s electric bills.
The Phoenix Zoo received a 31.2-kW system at its Black-Footed Ferret Breeding Center. This is one of three Solar for Nonprofits projects built at the zoo. Together they will produce about 68,000 kW annually — enough energy to power more than four average homes.