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About SanCap Solar Connect

Learn more about SanCap Solar Connect, Urban Solar, and the "Ding" Darling Wildlife Society

Program Description

SanCap Solar Connect—the new solar program initiative—is designed to offer discounted pricing for group purchase to the residents, businesses, and organizations located on the Islands of Sanibel and Captiva. SanCap Solar Connect builds upon the efforts of solar campaigns that have been successfully run across the nation. “Ding” Darling Wildlife Society, as the sponsor of SanCap Solar Connect will provide free informational Solar Community Meetings along with Urban Solar. By combining their purchasing power, program participants are eligible for a special low rate for solar electricity systems. SanCap Solar Connect has selected Urban Solar, a leading solar installer with experience working with homes and businesses across southwest Florida, as its partner in the SanCap Solar Connect program.

SanCap Solar Connect is the first- ever community- driven solarize program in Florida. The SanCap Solar initiative was made possible partially through funding from solar advocates Fred and Alice Stanback.

How it works:

  1. Sign up for a free and no-commitment solar assessment. Any information you provide will be kept confidential and only the SanCap Solar Connect program administrators and Urban Solar will have access to it.
  2. Urban Solar will contact you to ask you some questions about you and your home and answer any of your questions. If solar might be a good option for you and you want to move forward, the installer will schedule a no-cost, no-commitment home solar assessment.
  3. Urban Solar will conduct an on-site solar assessment at your home. A Solar Consultant from Urban Solar will then walk you through the proposed system design and financial proposal and answer any more questions you have.
  4. You and other community members will go solar together and enjoy all of the benefits of generating your own clean, affordable energy.

Questions? Check out our FAQs or get in touch with the SanCap Solar Connect program coordinator, Joyce Lathrop, at jlathrop@sancapsolar.org.

About the SanCap Solar Connect Program Partners

Urban Solar's mission is to empower the world with solar energy. Over its rich history, Urban Solar has grown from a one-man operation to a multi-million dollar company with 6 full time employees. Urban Solar began in 2001 as Key Power Services in Naples, FL. KPS specialized in off-grid solar power systems for Keewaydin Island while providing installation and service to the local Naples area. In 2013 the company changed its name to Urban Solar and established its main headquarters in Boca Raton, FL. Urban Solar has the right formula to survive major solar industry changes, and even US economic downturn without sacrificing customer trust.

To learn more about Urban Solar, visit their website here or get in touch with them at 888-38-SOLAR or info@urban-solar.com.

“Ding” Darling Wildlife Society, the non-profit Friends of the Refuge organization, supports environment education, services, and land conservation at the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge Complex. Education and conservation efforts may extend beyond the complex’s borders. We partner on these efforts where possible with like-minded conservation organizations. Visit their website here to learn more about DDWS and how to support their work.

SanCap Solar Connect Program Affiliates

The SanCap Solar Connect Program receives support from numerous affiliate partners, including Florida Gulf Coast University, the U.S. Department of Energy's Solar Ready II, and Sanibel Captiva Community Bank.