Subscribe to a local community solar project and lock in savings on your monthly electric bill. Common Energy has community solar projects throughout
Both renters and homeowners are eligible. Join a project and start saving today!
Common Energy works with clean energy developers across the state to provide clean energy at a discount to the public. When you sign up with Common Energy, energy from the clean energy facility shows up as a credit on your electricity bill, lowering your energy cost.
Common Energy works with the following utilities in
Community Solar was established by the Massachusetts Legislature in 2013. This program enables homeowners and renters to support new clean energy projects, lower emissions in the community, and receive guaranteed saving on their electricity. Signing up is free and there is nothing to install on your home. This is how it works:
Energy from the sun is converted into clean electricity by the community solar farm.
This clean electricity is connected to the utility, replacing fossil fuels.
Electricity flows as normal from your utility through the broader electrical grid to your home.
Anyone who signs up supports new clean energy and receives savings every month on their electricity bill!
"We are pleased to be part of this important project that brings real economic and environmental benefits to the entire community,” Richard Keiser, CEO of Common Energy
"The [Rockdale, MD solar] project is offering a 10 percent discount to residential electric rates as one-year subscriptions with the option to renew annually or cancel without cost."
"Through the partnership, New York State residents can sign up for a 10% discount on their electricity rate for up to 20 years at no cost."
"I think one of the most important things that we want to do is partner with organizations like Common Energy to try to get the benefits of this to the community, so that residents can save money."
"Through [the] NY Community Solar Partnership with Common Energy, Capital Region homeowners and renters can add solar energy to their existing National Grid account, save 10 percent on electricity and lower emissions in their community."
"Community solar farms allow utility customers to dedicate a portion of their bill to getting power from the projects, saving the average customer about 10 percent on their monthly bill."