News Category: Community solar
Is Minnesota's Value of Solar tariff the future of solar?
November 06, 2019
Minnesota’s Value of Solar tariff is being challenged by the state’s largest utility, Xcel Energy.
Community solar in Massachusetts: What you need to know
July 02, 2019
We explain exactly what community solar is, who it’s for, and how it works in Mass. We also see how it compares to rooftop solar panels.
Community solar farms vs. rooftop solar power: which is best?
February 21, 2019
Community solar farms and virtual net metering offer many advantages. Does this make them a better deal than rooftop solar panels? We take a look.
How knowing the steps involved in the solar panel installation process can help you negotiate a better deal from your solar company
October 28, 2018
Pulling the trigger on a solar panel installation for your home can be a daunting process. You need to find the best solar companies in your area, work out the best brands of solar panels and inverters, calculate your savings to make sure solar panel...
6 facts you may not have known about solar energy
July 10, 2018
Solar power continues to gain importance as an energy source for homes and businesses. Innovations like the Tesla Solar Roof make solar energy easier to incorporate into our daily lives. Beyond the technology, government regulations, public opinion,...
Community Solar: An Alternative to Owning or Leasing Residential Solar Energy Systems
May 12, 2018
When consumers think about residential solar, they often think about owning or leasing. There is another alternative that may not be as well-known: community solar.
What is Community Solar?
April 27, 2018
This article explains what community solar is, where it's available and what its advantages and drawbacks are, with input from leading community solar organizations.