What exactly is community solar, and what does it mean to enroll in a local solar farm? Learn the basics of community solar here. What do you think when you hear of solar power? Panels on top of roofs? Environmentally-friendly energy that you would like to have one day, but probably won’t get right now?
Solar energy: It’s clean. It’s renewable. It’s cheap. But can it be beautiful? Solar enthusiasts know all these things to be true, but in general, solar panels aren’t known for their aesthetic appeal. As more and more solar farms are installed around the world, developers are getting creative, and making their projects more picturesque than
Just a year ago, Solstice was comprised of five full-time team members, largely volunteering their time for the organization’s mission and working out of a collection of donated office spaces. As they began to gain real traction with customers and investors, the team sat down in 2016 and distilled their shared ethics into five core
Massive farms produce the bulk of our food, but their cost-saving measures often result in mistreatment of animals, and healthy, fresh food is often less available in poorer neighborhoods. Community gardens have been an alternative food source for some, meeting both needs and values–and now community solar gardens are doing the same for energy. Community Gardens Bridge
Community solar has its own unique benefits for the economy, the environment, and your household–and it’s already having a nationwide impact. Here are the 8 biggest benefits of community solar: 1. Don’t Own Your Home? No Problem. Community solar allows households to tap into a local shared solar farm and see savings on their electric
This past week, the Solstice team (and honorary canine solar ambassador, Kugo) took a trip to visit our new community solar farm in Dover, MA. This 1.4 MW facility supplies electricity to local residents at a discount, and sits on top of a capped landfill next to the town’s transfer station. It’s an ideal place for