What is a community Solar Garden?
- A solar energy project that
covers several acres of land
- A source of clean electricity that is more
accessible to residents
- An energy resource managed
by solar developers that sends
energy into the existing utility's power grid
- No equipment on your property
- No upfront cost to install solar panels
- Savings on electric bills as
the garden produces clean energy
Why participate in community solar?
Across the nation, US Solar makes it easy to minimize the hassle and maximize the benefits of solar. Why transport and burn fossil fuels when the sun is constantly replenishing our energy supply? With US Solar, your organization can save on its ...
What renewable claims can we make by participating in community solar?
By participating in community solar, your organization will have to opportunity to receive Renewable Energy Credits (RECs), which are numerical indicators of your organization’s commitment to cleaner energy and a better environmental future. However, ...
I’m thinking about installing rooftop solar, what does that mean for my Sunscription?
Depending on the size of your rooftop solar installation, you may no longer be eligible for your Sunscription. Per your specific utility’s guidelines, the energy produced by an organization’s rooftop in addition to their community solar garden ...
How does a solar subscription work for my organization?
Your organization will "subscribe" to a solar garden to support local energy Subscribers receive bill credits and pay for the electricity produced at the solar garden each month (bill credits – subscription payments = savings) Subscribers stay ...
How does a Sunscription save my organization money?
For every kilowatt hour (kWh) of energy production associated with your portion of the Solar Garden, you get a Bill Credit from the utility. The difference between the Bill Credit Rate and your Sunscription Rate is your savings! The more you ...