Bringing Solar Power, Savings and Jobs to Schools & Colleges in Coalfield Communities of Virginia and West Virginia.

Congratulations to our first recipients of solar power incentive grants from the Coalfield Solar Fund


Lee County Schools,
Mountain Empire Community College

West Virginia

Calhoun County Schools


The Coalfield Solar Fund offers incentive grants over three years for Virginia and West Virginia K-12 public schools and community colleges to go solar at no upfront cost.

Funding will streamline the process for an applicant’s campuses to go solar under a multi-year service agreement with Secure Solar Futures.

Workforce Development

At each institution, Secure Solar Futures will start and operate a workforce development program to train local students as solar installers

Cost Savings

Schools and community colleges located within designated coalfield regions in select Virginia and West Virginia counties are eligible

Benefits of the Grant Program

Support your school, equip your students with durable skills, and contribute to your community’s prosperity.

Interested? Our new round is funding is now open.

Founding Partners


Solar Success Story

“We can still be the energy capital of the world, just with resources beyond coal.”

- Dr. Kris Westover

President, Mountain Empire Community College

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