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Solar for Children’s After School Program
October 2, 2021 - January 15, 2022
About Harbor House
Harbor House was founded in 1972 and has been serving the Oakland, California community ever since. Harbor House offers many after-school programs for children and youth, including after-school tutoring and enrichment classes along with summer camps. Harbor House also offers English as a Second Language (ESL) classes to adults who are immigrants or refugees in the community, provides jobs skills training, and gives out nutritious food bags to those in need.
How Harbor House Will Utilize Their Solar Savings
By going solar with RE-volv, Harbor House will save more than $102,000 off the cost of their electricity bills over the life of the solar system. With these savings, Harbor House will have more capital they can use to invest into their programs.
Community Effort to Bring Solar to Harbor House
Harbor House went solar with RE-volv for $0 down, allowing Harbor House to go solar without needing to divert money from their programs to do so. Through a 20-year Solar Lease, Harbor House will pay back RE-volv each month for their solar system. As Harbor House pays back RE-volv, their monthly payments will be invested into the Solar Seed Fund, a revolving fund for solar used to bring more solar to amazing community-serving nonprofits across the country.
Solar System Stats:
CO2 Avoided: 611,739 lbs.
Solar System: 12 kW
Dollars saved: $102,000
People served: 1,500
Installed: Summer 2017