LOCAL SOLAR ADVOCACY NON-PROFIT SEEKS COMMUNITY SUPPORT TO WIN NATIONAL RENEWABLE ENERGY AWARD

"Bring Solar Home Campaign" developed by Solar San Antonio is among finalists for Innovation in Finance Award

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LOCAL SOLAR ADVOCACY NON-PROFIT SEEKS COMMUNITY SUPPORT TO WIN NATIONAL RENEWABLE ENERGY AWARD
"Bring Solar Home Campaign" developed by Solar San Antonio is among finalists for Innovation in Finance Award


February 2, 2011 - Solar San Antonio is proud to announce its Bring Solar Home Campaign is a finalist for the Innovation in Finance category in the Renewable Energy World Networks Excellence in Renewable Energy Awards. To help Solar San Antonio secure a victory, the organization is urging the community to place their vote online in support of the Bring Solar Home Campaign.

Individuals may cast their vote for the "Bring Solar Home Campaign" at:
www.surveymonkey.com/s/REW2011readerschoice

"The Bring Solar Home Campaign is revolutionizing the solar marketplace and helping to realize our dream of San Antonio as a national solar leader. We are honored to be listed among such a distinguished group of nominees and look forward to the community supporting our efforts," said Bill Sinkin, Chairman of Solar San Antonio.

In September of 2010, the local non-profit organization launched the Bring Solar Home program to help homeowners install solar energy. The campaign connects residents with local installers, provides information on financial incentives, and worked with San Antonio Credit Union to create the very first Solar Home Improvement Loan. By simplifying the process of "going solar," Solar San Antonio has contributed over 70 new solar installations in San Antonio in the past five months and anticipates continued success.

More information about the Bring Solar Home Campaign may be found at:
www.bringsolarhome.com/about/campaign-overview/

Award finalists were announced on Tuesday by Renewable Energy World Network for the top North American renewable energy leaders, innovations, and projects of the year. More than 500 nominations were received for awards to be issued in 11 categories.

The award website is:
http://awards.renewableenergyworld.com/2011/02/01/renewableenergyworld-com-announces-north-american-excellence-in-renewable-energy-award-finalists/



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About Solar San Antonio
Solar San Antonio is a non-profit 501(c)(3) advocacy and resource center for renewable and sustainable energy applications. Utilizing community education and outreach, we strive to decrease energy costs and improve the quality of life in San Antonio and South Texas. We actively encourage the widespread use of solar and other renewable and sustainable energy sources informing the community about benefits to the regional economy, environment and human health, as well as supporting public policies that advance this possibility.


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