Solar systems with battery backup have the potential to provide communities with much needed resiliency in the face of natural disasters.
Educating customers about how their electricity use impacts the wider electric grid is an important part of developing more locally-controlled energy.
Investor-owned utilities around the country have taken an interest in community solar. They see it as a way to meet customer demand for more solar, while still owning the generation capacity.
The barriers low-income families face to accessing solar have hindered its growth. Changing this is a goal of New York State’s Renewing the Energy Vision (REV) process.
Community powered solar has reached an impressive milestone. Our network of solar co-op members have together installed more than 10,000 kilowatts of solar.
A common question from prospective solar buyers is “how much will I get for the electricity my system produces?” In most places, this is determined by n
(Cross-posted from MD SUN)
Community solar allows people unable to put solar on their own homes the ability to receive the benefits of solar. Community solar can take on several forms.
The rapid growth of the rooftop solar industry has enabled more people to take control of where their energy comes from.
Solar co-ops allow groups of neighbors in a community to go solar together.