Solar Opportunity Loan Fund created▸
Today solar energy is becoming more accessible to low and moderate income households in Santa Fe thanks to two local environmentalists turned investors. Richard Khanlian and Ann Alexander have set out to make solar available to everyone. Once they had an idea in place and the funds to support it, the couple began looking for a partner to facilitate the program. They chose to work with Homewise to create the SOL (Solar Opportunity Loan) fund to provide long-term fixed rate loans for solar installations to low and moderate income households. “We want to make a meaningful statement with the SOL fund and provide clean energy options for everyone,” says Khanlian.
Home Expansion Plans Aided by Solar Savings▸
Eric wanted to go solar primarily to save money on his electric bill and take advantage of tax credits. After his first month on solar, he saw not only significant savings on his bill, but actually got a $5 check back from PNM.
A Bright, Fun and Inviting Space: Amanda’s Story▸
After renting for her entire adult life, Amanda came to Homewise to purchase her own home in 2009. Coming from a family of Santa Fe artists, it was important to her to find a home where she could express her unique artistic style.
Santa Fe Homeowners Go Solar▸
David and Stefanie Sundberg were still settling into the home of their dreams when they decided to go solar. They had started a new life together beneath the brilliant blue skies and amid the wide open spaces of Santa Fe a few years earlier.