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Gallup Solar

Off Grid Installations Policy

12/5/15 Version


Gallup Solar (GS) will:


1)  facilitate the installation of solar PV systems on McKinley County, Navajo or Zuni locations


2)  donate PV panels to certain installations


3)  fund part or all of the costs of certain installations as needed


4)  require applicants to be eligible for LIHEAP or other proof of low income status


5)  utilize legal & liability release insurance forms for volunteers involved in installations


6)  require approval of installation applications by the Board of Directors


7)  require that a licensed electrician be in charge of an installation where needed


8)  require that no payments to individuals involved that have direct relationship to Board Members or be Board Members


9)  pursue grant funding for this purpose


10)  pursue partnerships with area businesses/consultants/tribal officials with shared roles/funding


11)  insure that installations are educational, 'hands on', events for family members & volunteers with GS appointed supervisors


12) provide reimbursement for justified expenses on an individual basis as requested


13)  appoint a GS Off Grid Coordinator to supervisor or provide for all item's above


14) assure that Gallup Solar is not directly responsible for any installation:

      A) credit donors for all equipment

      B) assure that no permits are filed in the name of GS

      C) arrange for applicants or others pay for all needed equipment

      D) arrange for others to file any warranties

      E) assure that any repairs or poor workmanship issues are not the responsibility of GS

      F) assure that any harm to applicants from installations does not apply to GS.









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