NON-PROFIT

The VSP Installation Team has extensive experience providing turnkey solar installations to non-profit organizations such as schools, churches, universities, and other entities. Installing a solar system at your organization will provide a number of financial, educational, and social benefits, such as:

  • Reduce your organization’s operating costs for the next 20+ years (solar panels are guaranteed for 20-25 years).
  • Hedge against ever-increasing utility rates.
  • Incorporate the solar system into your curriculum, both in the field and in the classroom, through real-time monitoring accessible on smartphones, tablets, and computers.
  • Monitor your energy savings and consumption to ensure peak performance and identify additional energy efficiency opportunities.
  • Meet your organization’s sustainability objectives.
  • Increase awareness of your organization and build goodwill in the community.
  • Help ensure a healthy environment for future generations.
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COST MADE SIMPLE

Installing a solar system at your non-profit does not require a large capital expenditure. There are multiple financing options that allow non-profits to install solar systems with little or no money down, and for organizations located in Alabama, we can help you obtain state-subsidized financing with an interest rate as low as 1-2%.

In parts of Alabama and a number of other states, non-profits have the option of entering into 10-20 year solar leases or power purchase agreements (PPAs). With solar leases and PPAs, your organization does not buy the solar installation and you have the option of putting little or no money down. For a solar lease, your organization pays a fixed monthly amount for the system (e.g., rent); with a PPA, your organization makes monthly payments based on a fixed price for the power produced by your system.

To learn more about financing options or to see if your non-profit qualifies for one or more of these options, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 205-679-8666.

THE PROCESS

The VSP solar installation process is simple.  From start to finish, we handle everything for our customers making solar easy for you.

Free Consultation & Site Survey

Free System Design & Quote

Sign Agreement, Permitting & Approvals

Schedule Installation

Complete Installation & Final Inspection

Operational Instructions & Support

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    Free Consultation & Site Survey

    The process begins with a free consultation to discuss your renewable energy objectives. Then we will schedule a site survey at your organization to collect data on your solar energy potential, take measurements of your roof, and examine your electrical system.

  • Free System Design & Quote

    Using the data we have collected from the site survey, VSP will provide you with a customized design proposal that will include multiple array options and your projected savings on your electrical bill.

  • Sign Agreement, Permitting & Approvals

    Once you have approved the design proposal and signed an agreement, VSP will handle all aspects of the installation process and obtain all necessary permits for your job. We will also provide assistance with receiving approval from your utility provider. 

  • Schedule Installation

    VSP will work with you to schedule an installation date. The installation time depends on the size and complexity of your solar system. Most non-profit installations can take anywhere from a week to a month or even longer depending on the scale and complexity of the project.

  • Complete Installation & Final Inspection

    Upon completion of the installation, VSP will perform a final inspection and verify that your system meets the industry’s highest standards and is operating at peak performance.

  • Operational Instructions & Support

    Once everything has been completed, a VSP representative will provide you with detailed instructions on the operation and maintenance of your solar panel system as well as a tutorial on your monitoring system.