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MEDIA ADVISORY: City of San Francisco Launches Solar@Work Program for Local Businesses

Announcing the first major group purchase of solar power for commercial buyers San Francisco’s Department of the Environment (SF Environment), in cooperation with the World Resources Institute (WRI), invites you to the launch of “Solar@Work,” an exciting new program to bring solar power to companies across the Bay Area.

The initiative is an innovative group purchasing program for solar energy that will dramatically reduce the cost of installing solar power. Solar@Work will allow commercial businesses and property owners in the Bay Area to purchase solar installations at a reduced cost that will be available for 2011 deployment.

As the first project of its kind in the U.S., Solar@Work will serve as a model for cities and businesses across the country to invest in clean energy. For more information: wri.org/solar-at-work

When:
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
10:15 a.m.

Where:
Intersolar North America 2011 Conference
Moscone West Convention Center – Innovation Exchange
747 Howard Street, 2nd Level
San Francisco, CA 94103

Who:
* Ms. Melanie Nutter, Director, City and County of San Francisco, Department of the Environment
* Mr. Jonathan Bass, Director of Communications, SolarCity
* Mr. Benjamin Foster, Vice President, Optony Inc.
* Mr. Rafael Reyes, Executive Director, Bay Area Climate Collaborative

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