Here you’ll find links to advocacy groups and other resources to help you tap your inner Solar Patriot.
- Community Power Network: Especially for solar homeowners who want to help spread solar in their communities and beyond. A network of grassroots, local, state, and national organizations working to build and promote locally based renewable energy projects and policies.
- Vote Solar: Vote Solar is a non-profit organization working to foster economic opportunity, promote energy security and fight climate change by making solar a mainstream energy resource. They work at the state level all across the country to support the policies and programs needed to repower our grid with sunshine.
- Solar Energy Industries Association: SEIA is the voice of the solar industry at the federal and state level, advocating for the protection and expansion of the U.S. market for all solar technologies. They represent the entire solar industry; from the small-business owners to the multi-national companies, from the installers on the roof to the engineers in the lab.
- Regional: Solar CitiSuns represent homeowners with solar panels working for better public policy in California and Colorado.
Renewable Energy and Environment
- Citizens Climate Lobby: They exist to create the political will for climate solutions by enabling individual breakthroughs in the exercise of personal and political power.By building constructive, working relationships with members of Congress they seek passage of Carbon Fee and Dividend, a climate change solution that bridges the partisan divide.
- Sierra Club: The nation’s oldest and largest environmental group, the Sierra Club runs several campaigns, including Ready for 100%, promoting America’s switch to 100% clean energy.
- League of Conservation Voters: LCV, in collaboration with state LCV partners, advocates for sound environmental laws and policies, holds elected officials accountable for their votes and actions, and elects pro-environment candidates who will champion their priority issues. Their top issue is climate change, including clean energy.
Especially for Conservatives
- Conservative Energy Network: CEN was launched in 2016 by conservatives, for conservatives, to support and connect state-based conservative clean energy and energy efficiency organizations throughout the nation.
- Young Conservatives for Energy Reform: This new group seeks to bring together young professional, socially conservative, leaders from across the country in a grassroots effort to influence energy reform and to build and strengthen regional and state coalitions through targeted meetings, press releases, and through local media outreach efforts.
- RepublicEN: “Members of republicEn are conservatives, libertarians, and pragmatists of diverse political opinion…Climate change is real and we believe it’s our duty and our opportunity to reduce the risks. But to make a difference, we have to fight climate change with free enterprise instead of ineffective subsidies and regulations.”
- Regional: Conservatives for Clean Energy supports renewables in North Carolina and Virginia. Led by powerhouse activist Debbie Dooley, The Green Tea Coalition started in Georgia but has expanded into Florida and other southeastern states.