Home Solar News Community Solar

Community Solar


New SunShot-Supported Program Simplifies Signing Up For Community Solar

CleanChoice Energy, a company that empowers customers to transition to 100% renewable energy, has launched CleanChoice Community Solar. According to the company, the new digital platform...

OYA Solar Sells Minnesota Community Solar Projects

Toronto-based OYA Solar Inc. has closed on the sale of four Minnesota community solar projects totaling 28 MW DC with NRG Energy Inc. The four...
la loma

Austin Energy Celebrates 2.6 MW Community Solar Project

Austin Energy, the electric utility of the city of Austin, Texas, recently began receiving solar energy from its La Loma Community Solar Farm in...

New Partnership Expands Community Solar Accessibility In D.C.

Arcadia Power and New Columbia Solar have announced a partnership that aims to make community solar accessible to all Washington, D.C., residents. According to the...

Despite Hurdles, U.S. Solar ‘Delivered Impressively’ In 2017

Although overall growth of the U.S. solar industry was down in 2017 compared to 2016's record-shattering numbers, last year’s capacity additions still represent 40% growth...
sullivan county

New York’s Biggest Community Solar Project Comes Online

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the completion of the state's largest community solar project, a 2.7 MW facility in Sullivan County. According...
commercial solar

Strata Solar Expanding Into C&I And Community Solar

Chapel Hill, N.C.-based Strata Solar has announced its plans to strategically acquire commercial and industrial (C&I) and community solar assets to add to its...
nyc solar

Green Street Scoops Up NYC Community Solar From SunPower

Green Street Power Partners LLC (GSPP) is purchasing from SunPower a portfolio of New York City community solar projects in Con Edison's service zone. The...
new york solar

New York Raises Community Solar Cap From 2 MW To 5 MW

The New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) is now allowing larger community solar projects to participate in the state's clean energy program. According...

N.J. Bill Would Raise Solar Energy Goal, Establish Community Solar

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is urging the New Jersey legislature to pass S.B.877 to keep the state’s solar industry growing and maintain...
maryland solar

Maryland County Looks To Amend Zoning Law In Support Of Community Solar

Montgomery County, Md., councilmember Tom Hucker has introduced a zoning change in support of community solar in the county.  Hucker - who is the environment...
utility bill

NextEra, Xcel Tout Community Solar Progress In Minnesota

During the past four months, a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources LLC has brought online five new community solar gardens in southeastern Minnesota. The solar gardens,...

Stay Connected