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Community Solar Gardens: Your Ticket To Summer Electricity Savings & Sustainable Living

As the scorching heat of summer approaches, it's the perfect time to explore sustainable energy solutions that not only help the environment but also save you money. In this blog post, we'll delve into the concept of community solar gardens and highlight how they can generate substantial savings for residents during the summer months. Read on to discover how you can join our community solar gardens and contribute to a greener future while enjoying financial benefits.

A family happy about joining community solar with Solar Gardens and savings money on electricity in the summer

1. Understanding Community Solar Gardens

Community solar gardens are shared solar projects that allow multiple households or businesses to benefit from the energy produced by a single solar array. These solar arrays are typically installed in a sunny location, maximizing their energy generation potential. By subscribing to a community solar garden, residents who are unable to install solar panels on their own properties can still access clean, renewable energy, including both renters and homeowners.

Community Solar infographic provided by Solar Gardens

2. Community Solar Summer Savings

Summer is the ideal time to tap into the full potential of solar energy. Longer days and increased sunlight exposure mean that solar panels can produce more electricity during this season. This abundance of energy translates into greater savings for community solar garden participants. By joining our community solar gardens, you can take advantage of this surge in solar productivity and enjoy the benefits of increased energy savings.

3. Financial Benefits of Community Solar Gardens

Reduced Energy Costs

One of the primary advantages of community solar gardens is the opportunity to lower your electricity bills. By subscribing to a community solar garden, you effectively lock in a fixed rate for the energy generated by the solar array. This rate is lower than the utility company's prevailing rates, allowing you to save on your monthly energy expenses.

No Upfront Costs

Unlike installing solar panels on your own property, joining a community solar garden requires no upfront costs. There's no need to invest in expensive equipment or worry about maintenance and repair. By simply subscribing to a community solar garden, you can immediately start reaping the financial benefits without any financial burden.

Net Metering and Credits

Many states offer net metering programs that allow community solar garden participants to receive credits for the excess energy their share of the solar array produces. During the summer months when solar generation is at its peak, these credits can offset your energy costs during periods of lower solar production. This net metering arrangement ensures you make the most of your solar subscription, resulting in even greater savings.

4. Environmental Impact

Solar Gardens has over 10,000 residents connected to our community solar projects

Joining a community solar garden not only

benefits your wallet but also helps the

environment. By shifting to clean, renewable energy sources like solar power, we can reduce our reliance on fossil fuels and lower greenhouse gas emissions. Embracing solar energy plays a vital role in mitigating climate change and preserving our planet for future generations.

5. How to Get Involved

Joining our community solar gardens is a straightforward process. Here's a step-by-step guide to get you started:

Research and Enroll

Explore our website to learn more about our community solar gardens. Familiarize yourself with the benefits and terms of participation. Once you're ready, submit your enrollment form to reserve your spot.

Subscription Allocation

After enrollment, you will be allocated a share of the solar array's energy production. This share determines the number of energy credits you will receive and your subsequent savings. We size your solar share by looking at a recent electric bill of yours and analyzing your annual electricity usage - all you have to do is upload a photo of an electric bill.

Start Saving

Sit back and enjoy the benefits of your community solar garden subscription. As summer approaches, you'll witness increased energy savings and contribute to a cleaner, more sustainable future.


When you enroll in Solar Gardens' community solar program online, we'll send you a $50 Amazon gift card to show our appreciation for your participation. Without the support of our subscribers, none of this would be possible.

Click here to take advantage of this additional reward*

*You must complete your enrollment online to redeem this offer

Summer marks the beginning of a season filled with abundant sunshine and endless possibilities. By joining community solar with Solar Gardens, you can harness the power of the sun to generate significant savings on your energy bills. Additionally, you'll play a crucial role in supporting renewable energy and reducing your carbon footprint. Don't miss out on this opportunity to contribute to a greener future while enjoying the financial benefits. Join our community solar gardens today and start reaping the rewards of sustainable energy!

Solar Gardens banner highlighting $150 average annual savings for our community solar customers in National Grid territory.

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