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  • California
    Pre-negotiated, transparent pricing was a valuable aspect of One Block Off the Grid for Southern California homeowner Shaikh Sarmad. Read Shaikh Sarmad's Solar Story.
  • Colorado
    Denver homeowners Sue & Jim Okerson prove you don't need blue skies and sunshine to save big with solar. Read Sue Okerson's Solar Story.
  • Colorado
    Colorado homeowner Tim Pickard didn't have the ideal roof for solar, but microinverters made it possible. Read Tim Pickard's Solar Story
  • California
    San Francisco homeowner Sam Weinberger eliminated his high electricity bills by participating in one of One Block Off the Grid's very first deals on solar. Read Sam Weinberger's Story
  • California
    San Francisco homeowner Ed Lortz says the process of researching solar was confusing until he landed on something that simplified the process. Read Ed Lortz's Story
  • California
    San Diego homeowner Andres Spagarino wanted One Block Off the Grid to help him find the right installer at the right price, even though he works in the solar industry. Read Andres Spagarino's Story
  • New Jersey
    New Jersey homeowner Esther and her husband had abandoned the idea of going solar rising electricity costs made them take another look. Read Esther Poulsen's Solar Story
  • New Jersey
    John Martin had been thinking about going solar since 1970, but didn't find it economically viable until recently. Read John Martin's Solar Story
  • New Jersey
    Deb and her husband are both school teachers in New Jersey. When their twin sons were born, they realized they wanted to "take bigger steps" to go green. Read Deb Maher's Story
  • Pennsylvania
    Facing electricity bills of $400 a month and more, Philadelphia homeowner David Shaffer says he went solar primarily for the savings. Read Dave Shaffer's Solar Story
  • New York
    Long Island homeowner Raina Russo felt like she wasn't getting the information she needed as a homeowner to make a decision on solar until she discovered one important thing. Read Raina Russo's Solar Story
  • California
    Here's Ararat, a San Francisco homeowner, speaking about his experience using One Block Off the Grid to buy a solar power system.
  • California
    Tim Bluhm of the band The Mother Hips talks about what it was like to go solar through us.
  • California
    Here's Susan, speaking about her experience using 1BOG.org to buy a solar power system.