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Press Release: ION Earth Install in Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Virginia — January 31, 2020 — ION Solar LLC, a full-service solar provider, donated a premium solar system to Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg, an organization dedicated to helping families build better lives in the communities they serve. 

The solar system is being installed February 1, 2020 on the home recently completed for the affiliate’s 201st family. Habitat for Humanity strives to provide homes and opportunities to the deserving families with low to moderate incomes who have the ability to repay the monthly no-interest mortgage. ION Solar’s goal is to foster meaningful change in our communities by empowering families, organizations, and individuals with a clean energy alternative. They do this by providing families with a free solar system through the ION Earth program. A percentage of every solar system sold by ION Solar is used to donate a premium solar system to exceptional families and individuals.

“At ION Solar we aim to make giving back an imperative part of our company culture,” said ION’s Vice President Andy Marlowe. “ION employees donate their time and expertise to install all of our ION Earth projects. Providing this opportunity for our employees to give back has been a great opportunity for us to build connections and be engaged in our community.” 

About ION Solar

ION Solar is a premium, full-service solar provider. ION offers affordable solar solutions that give customers the benefits of solar with little or no up-front costs. ION’s professionals handle the solar process from start to finish giving homeowners a carefree switch to solar. Learn more at

About Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg is a non-profit organization serving the cities of Hampton, Newport News, Williamsburg and Poquoson, as well as the counties of Charles City, James City, New Kent and Yorktown. The local affiliate has built, renovated and sold more than 200 homes since 1985. Habitat relies on house sponsorships, volunteer labor, and donated materials to continue to provide affordable housing for sale to homeowners with excellent credit, and income between 45-80 percent of the area median income, and the ability to pay for their new Habitat home.


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