What is Community Solar?
Community solar refers to local solar facilities shared by multiple community subscribers who receive credit on their electricity bills for their share of the power produced. This model for solar is being rapidly adopted nationwide.
Why Community Solar?
Community solar generally occupies leased land and is easier to return to its original state than many other forms of development. It enables equal access to the economic and environmental benefits of solar energy regardless of the physical attributes or ownership status of an individual’s home or business. In other words, if you can’t install solar directly on your property, community solar is a great option for accessing the savings and other benefits solar provides.
How it works
Partnerships between landowners, solar community developers, and communities allow for residential and businesses owners to share affordable access to renewable energy, save money on electricity and save the planet. It is becoming more popular in rural communities where the costs of power distribution and increased demand becomes too expensive and a barrier for economic growth.