“The third Yale finalist, Stephanie Speirs ’13 B.A., has made affordable solar access her mission. Her startup, Solstice, allows renters and low-income consumers to access community-shared solar farms…”
GroundBreakers Podcast presents the stories of social entrepreneurs who are solving the most pressing global problems. In the latest episode, Solstice Co-Founder and CEO Steph Speirs talks about how Solstice is making solar energy affordable and accessible to everyone.
Solstice is partnering with NYCHA, Bright Power, Sol Purpose, Green City Force and Solar One to help bring affordable solar power to residents through two new affordable housing development projects. The project was featured in a Clean Technica article.
Residents of New York State’s Central Hudson region will be able to save with new no-risk community solar contracts.
Solstice announced today that it would offer community solar to 400 households across Otsego, Delaware, Chenango, and surrounding counties…
Construction to begin on Laurens solar farm Erin Jerome, The Daily Star • August 20, 2018 Based in Oneonta, NY, The Daily Star interviewed our Director of Marketing to learn more about our latest project in Laurens, NY.
New solar farm on Laurens, NY Erin Jerome, Cooperstown Crier • August 23, 2018 “Customers of New York State Electric and Gas in Otsego, Delaware, Chenango and Sullivan counties are eligible to sign up for the Solstice project, which promises an estimated 10 percent savings on customers’ monthly electric bills.”
Construction Begins Next Week On New Laurens Solar Farm Libby Cudmore,The Freeman’s Journal • August 21, 2018 “With plans to bring solar energy to 400 households throughout Otsego and the surrounding counties, construction on the new 13-acre community solar farm on Pool Brook Road north of this village is slated to begin next week.”
Community Solar Spread Slowed By Outrageous Contract Terms Frank Andorka, SolarWakeup • August 21, 2018 “50% to 75% of electrical consumers don’t have access to traditional customer-sited solar arrays. It would be a shame to leave that much of the market on the table when a fix like the one Solstice is proposing is
Solstice-DRS Deal Offers Community Solar Contracts To NYSEG Customers Ojaswita Kutepatil, CMFE Research • August 19, 2018 “This initiative, also known as the Laurens, New York project, will power 400 households throughout Delaware, Chenango, Otsego, and other surrounding counties.”
Shopping for Community Solar? Contract Terms Are Getting Friendlier Emma Foehringer Merchant , Greentech Media • August 19, 2018 “Solstice introduces a “no-risk” contract, following a trend of increasingly flexible terms.”