I embarked on a journey to understand the impact of community solar on farmlands. Today, I’m breaking down all my unbiased learnings for you. Okay, let’s address the 13,000-pound elephant in the community solar industry: I’ll be real: this isn’t the first time that someone has brought this up. It’s a fair point, and it
In a year when the threat of tariffs hung over the solar industry and growth was mostly flat, community solar capacity more than doubled to 730 MW (enough to power approximately 120,000 households). But where are all of these solar gardens going in, and which community solar state is the most promising in 2018?
With cities growing, global economies expanding, and standards of living getting higher in countries around the world, one thing has become clear: the best way to ensure that energy infrastructure can support our needs is by building small, sustainable, and distributed energy resources. Much of our existing energy infrastructure consists of huge, centralized power plants, that
Solar has taken off in America, with more homeowners and tenants benefiting from clean energy and utility bill savings than ever before. But landlords and property owners have taken a more tentative approach to the market, given the extra effort and investment required to put panels on the rooftop and the lack of readily apparent
When Solstice Co-Founder & CEO Steph Speirs first decided that she wanted to bring affordable solar to every American household, she was halfway around the world. She had been working with local communities to expand solar access in off-grid rural communities in India, and one day she realized that the households that she talked to
Say you want to switch to renewable energy. Say the cost for attaching solar panels to your home is outside of your budget. Say your roof doesn’t get enough sun exposure anyway. Say you don’t own your home—say you rent an apartment.
In our newest webinar Solstice solar experts Taro Gold and Sean Hutton bring you all the information you need to participate in community solar: the pitfalls of rooftop solar panels, how community solar offers a solution, and the savings you receive when you subscribe to a community solar garden. With enrollment quickly closing in our
Solstice was founded on the notion that every American should have access to affordable clean energy. We believe that community solar is the best way to make that happen. Here’s how it works: What is community solar? By allowing households like yours to enroll in a local solar garden and see savings on their electric bill,
Community solar is one of the newest and most innovative avenues for everyday people to support renewable energy. Solar gardens provide significant savings on electricity costs to the households and small businesses that subscribe to them, even as they generate revenue for the towns where they’re located. It can sound too good to be true:
Saving money is one of the biggest reasons that Americans are increasingly choosing to switch to solar energy. In fact, Solstice was founded for this very purpose: to bring affordable renewable energy to every American. Let’s get one thing out of the way. It’s true, if your main goal is to maximize your long-term savings,