VCC is partnering with VASun on a Electric Vehicle and Solar Co-op Program. This program seeks to unite the buying powers of two programs: the solar co-op and the electric vehicle charging station group buy. During 2019 VCC will be working with VASun to organize and promote these programs in different regions of the Commonwealth.


Co-op Goal: The Charlottesville EV Solar Charger co-op aims to address barriers to the adoption of solar and electric vehicles through a community-driven bulk purchase program that helps Charlottesville and Albermarle couny homeowners and businesses install solar PV and level 2 electric vehicle chargers.

Co-op Website:

Geography: Charlottesville and greater Albermarle County

Partner Opportunities: Partners help spread the word about the group, help plan info sessions and relevant events etc an coordinate other outreach (flyering) as appropriate. Partner logo would be featured on website, co-op materials etc.

General Timeline (March- November 2019)

· Launch phase: March – August

· RFP Issuance and Contractor Selection: May

· Sign up deadline for participants : August 31st

· Site Visit installation Phase: September- November

· Celebration Party: December

Detailed Timeline of Outreach Opportunities

• Official Launch: Website Up and Ready: March 13th Press release, etc,.

• First Info Sessions (Week of March 25th)

• Second Info Sessions (Weeks of April 15 /22)

• Additional Info Sessions : July and August

• Optional Webinar Info Session (variable dates)

· Sign up deadline for new participants August 31st