Solarize the Kenai is a volunteer-led group of community members and organizations who are working to make it easier and more affordable to go solar on the Kenai Peninsula.

Our third year of neighbors helping neighbors improve their community and save on their electrical bills adding over 845 kW of new solar capacity with 142 households/businesses.

Soldotna area REAP workshop series for small business and farms.

Thursday evening, March 10 (rescheduled).

Thursday evening, March 17 from 4 PM- 6 PM.

Thursday evening, March 24 from 4 PM- 7 PM.

This is an “open-house” come when you can, and Zoom hybrid format to explore, learn, share and endeavor to improve the Rural Energy for America program application process. Meeting agenda: 4-6pm general discussion of individual application, 6-7 problem and questions to be discovered. The goal of the workshop series is to create a step by step guide for the application process.

Attend in person at the Cook InletKeeper’s Community Studio, 35911 Kenai Spur Hwy #13, Soldotna or email for more information and to request Zoom access. Current meeting’s Zoom link will be posted below.

To learn more about REAP grants, click here

This weeks Zoom meeting link.

Solarize the Kenai 2020 and 2021

Between April 1st and August 1st 2020, the central and lower peninsula Solarize the Kenai campaigns cumulatively generated 82 solar installs for households/businesses, adding 485 kW of new solar capacity on the peninsula. In 2021 the campaigns included the City of Seward and cumulatively generated over 60 household/business installs adding 360 kW of new solar capacity.

Total new solar capacity = 845 kW

Alaskans helping Alaskans

Did you know this?

KENAI PENINSULA BOROUGH CODE OF ORDINANCES, 5.12.101. - Real property tax—Exemptions—Residential renewable energy systems.

“Residential renewable energy systems that are used to develop means of energy production using energy sources other than fossil or nuclear fuel, including, but not limited to windmills and water and solar energy devices located in the borough are exempt from taxation under this chapter.”

1. What you need to know 2. How much you will need 3. How to save energy


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Contact Us

We work out of the:

Cook Inletkeeper Central Peninsula Community Studio

35911 Kenai Spur Hwy #13, Soldotna, AK 99669

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