Make a positive impact and earn with Common Energy

Common Energy works with official, state-supported clean energy programs that lower emissions and offer guaranteed savings. Promote clean energy in your community and earn with us!

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Benefits of Becoming A Common Energy Consultant

Work from home on
your own schedule

Help your friends and family
save money, guaranteed

Lower emissions
in your community

Earn $1,000+ per week

Become an expert
in clean energy

Join an award-winning

What is Community Solar?

Community solar is a new state program passed in New York, Maryland and Illinois that enables virtually anyone to support clean energy, and receive guaranteed savings on their electricity each month.

Instead of installing solar panels on your home, households and businesses can now sign up to receive clean energy credits from a local solar project. These credits lower your energy cost each month.  In addition, because renewable energy has first priority to the grid, this energy replaces fossil fuels, lowering emissions in your community.

Virtually every household in the state qualifies for these new programs. Common Energy have signed up over 3,000 households and we need your help to reach more!


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!

How it works

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You Sign Up

You sign up to become a Clean Energy Consultant with Common Energy.

We Train And Coach You

You complete our 30-minute online training program and receive regular coaching that makes you an expert in community solar, the fastest growing segment of the US energy sector!
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You Get The Word Out

You sign up your family, friends and neighbors in Common Energy’s guaranteed savings program through a personalized website we provide you.

Enjoy The Impact & Earnings!

Everyone you sign up receives guaranteed savings on their electricity bill and lowers emissions in their community. You earn $150-$400 for each person who enrolls!
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Every customer drives positive change

"I really believe in decreasing our carbon footprint and this is the easiest way to sign up for solar energy. You literally sign-up and all of a sudden you are getting your energy from local solar farms and you are saving money."
Ken Young
Owner Emack & Bolio’s
"Signing up for Common Energy is a great way to help the environment and save money. Who can argue with it? I’d love it if more and more people signed up for Common Energy."
Louise Bliss
"I feel it is important to get involved with Common Energy because we’re not just saving money, we’re saving energy."
Joe Keneally
Owner, Clay Ponds Farm

In The Press

"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

Solarbuilder, clifton Park, NY

"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."

Frederick news post, frederick, MD

"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."

WJEN, horseheads, ny

"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."

the leader, corning, Ny

"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."

Greentech media, capital region, NY

"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."

times union, albany, NY


What is Common Energy?

We are a Community Solar subscription management organization. We connect regular people’s electricity accounts to clean energy, supporting the addition of NEW solar farms on the electrical grid. Our work displaces fossil fuel use and is an essential part of the national transition to a clean energy economy!

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What is Common Energy’s Partner Program?

At its simplest form, the Common Energy’s Partner Program allows you to earn commission for signing up customers into our clean energy savings program. Each person you enroll receives guaranteed savings on their electricity, and helps lower emissions in their community.

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Why do Common Energy subscribers save money on their monthly electricity bill?

Common Energy helps people access Clean Energy Credits, the state incentive that comes with signing up for Community Solar. When an individual signs up for Community Solar, these credits will appear on their bill every month to indicate how much clean energy they are receiving and the accompanied savings.

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Is Common Energy a retail energy supplier?

No. We are a community solar provider, registered with the New York Department of Public Service, and the Maryland Public Service Commission. A customer can choose Common Energy regardless of who their electricity supplier is, and there is no impact on the existing electricity supply contract.

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How much and when will I be paid?

You will be paid a commission based on the energy usage of each home you enroll. On average, you will earn between $150 and $400 per home. You will be paid half of the commission every two weeks via bank deposit, and the other half once your referral pays their first invoice to Common Energy. There is no limit on how many homes you can enroll.

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Does it cost anything to be an affiliate?

Nope! Signing up and participating in Common Energy’s Partner Program is completely free. Plus, there are no minimum sales required to earn commission.

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Do I need to be a Common Energy customer?

We would love it if you enrolled in Common Energy yourself, and if you do, you too will receive guaranteed savings, but you are not required to be a Common Energy customer to be a part of the Program.

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What do I need to do to sign up?

Simply fill out the form below to get started. We’ll reach out to the email provided with next steps.

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Where can I find all the nitty gritty program details?

Click here to see our consultant agreement.

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Have more questions?

Contact Lucy at We will be happy to reply!

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Make a positive impact in your community and earn with Common Energy

We are currently hiring in New York (Buffalo, Syracuse, Capital Region and Hudson Valley),
Maryland (Baltimore, Frederick, Ocean City) and Chicago, Illinois.  Join us today!

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