How It Works

Solar is good for your pocketbook, the environment, and our economy.

Solarize Amherst makes it easy for residents and businesses looking to go solar to get started. Following these four easy steps, you can get solar panels installed from qualified vendors at rates up to 20% below the market rate. Sign-up today to get started!


Schedule a free solar evaluation today!

Fill out the online form and the installers you select will contact you. Solarize Amherst is working with three local solar installers who will come to your house, check out how solar can work for you, and explain how installation works as well as your discounted pricing options.

Schedule your evaluation online here


Get your discounted price from the installer(s)

After the Solarize Amherst installer(s) come to your home or business, they will give you a quote with reduced pricing options for installation. To further incentivize solar, the Town of Amherst is waiving electrical permit fees for a limited time during the campaign.

Sign up before July 31, 2017 to save money!


Choose your installer and get your panels installed

Once you’ve explored if solar is right for you and your property, it’s now time to sign a contract with your preferred installer and schedule your installation.


Start saving on your monthly electric bill

As your solar panels produce electricity, you will see savings on your monthly utility bill for years to come, while contributing to a healthier earth and a greener community.


Meet Our Installers

Solarize Amherst includes the selection of three qualified local solar contractors and best-in-class materials so you don’t have to research these things yourself.
Our installers will provide a discounted price for all installations through Solarize Amherst.


Solar by CIR

Phone: (716) 362-5000
website: www.solarbycir.com


Solar Liberty

Toll free: 866-807-3639
website: www.solarliberty.com


Frey Electric

Phone: (716) 874-1710
website: http://frey-electric.com/services/alternative-energy