DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Nonprofit group Solar United Neighbors is launching four solar co-ops in Ohio on Saturday, May 9, in AkronCuyahoga CountyDayton, and Youngstown.

The co-ops will help homeowners and small business owners learn about solar together and purchase solar panels and electric vehicle chargers at a group rate from a single installer. 

After a competitive bidding process facilitated by Solar United Neighbors, a group of volunteers from each co-op will select a solar company to complete the co-op’s installations. 

Solar United Neighbors will host an online event to launch the four solar co-ops on Saturday, May 9, at 6:00 p.m.