Solarize LES -- Making Solar Power Easy and Affordable in New York City 

Solarize LES is a campaign led by WiFi-NY in partership with LES Ready and Solar One/Here Comes Solar.  Solarize LES is supported by NYSERDA's NY-Sun / Community Solar NY program. 

WiFiNY -- New York City's Wireless Neighborhood Network -- Since 2003 

WiFi-NY is a member supported community wireless Internet service established in 2003.  Its social enterprise mission includes development of a clean-energy based, resilient communications network that is an affordable, fast alternative to other commercially available options.


LES Ready -- The Lower East Side Long Term Recovery Group

LES Ready is a coalition of community groups and institutions that cooperatively coordinate our response, resources, preparedness planning and training in response to Hurricane Sandy and in the event of future disasters. Our work focuses on Manhattan’s Community Board 3 area and the immediately adjacent neighborhoods that our groups may serve.


Solar One 

Here Comes Solar is an initiative of the NYC non-profit organization Solar One that assists homeowners and property-owners overcome barriers to solar adoption through collaborative purchasing and collective problem-solving. Since January 2015, Here Comes Solar has helped over seventy homeowners and three affordable housing providers realize over 1.5 megawatts of solar capacity in the five boroughs.


NYSERDA- New York State Energy Research and Development AuthorityNYSERDA, a public benefit corporation, offers objective information and analysis, innovative programs, technical expertise, and funding to help New Yorkers increase energy efficiency, save money, use renewable energy, and reduce reliance on fossil fuels. NYSERDA professionals work to protect the environment and create clean-energy jobs. NYSERDA has been developing partnerships to advance innovative energy solutions in New York State since 1975. To learn more about NYSERDA's programs and funding opportunities, visit or follow us on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, or Instagram.

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NYSERDA Community Solar NY, SolarizeLES

Making Solar Power Easy and Affordable in NYC

Solarize LES (Lower East Side) is a campaign supported by NY State to accelerate the installation of SOLAR ELECTRIC POWER in New York City.

Solarize LES Lower East Side Rooftops Ready for Solar Power

By gathering together interested home and building owners, Solarize LES helps you get the best deal on solar power.  While most contractors decline small jobs on individual buildings, Solarize LES organizes many projects in close proximity within a short span of time. This creates a win-win economy of scale that benefits both building owners and contractors.