Community Solar


Another year, another Intersolar. Part 1 of our coverage looks at the opening ceremony and issues of net metering, community solar, and -- yes -- booth babes. Despite them, the conference didn't disappoint.


Dan Lieberman discusses the state of community solar in California. He finds three main problems with the program as it stands.


by Chris Meehan. Originally published at The Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) surveyed 25 of the active community solar projects for a new report...


Gulf Power proposes construction of Northwest Florida's first community solar program. Once approved, Gulf Solar Energy Share will be a 1 MW installation.


The 872 kW system is the largest community solar project in the WI. It is also the third largest solar installation in the state.


The 13 MW community solar farm in New Jersey is expected to come online by the end of the year. It is projected to provide power to around 2,000 homes per year.


With the completion of a 2.3 MW solar installation from Nexamp, MA's Jiminy Peak will run on 90% renewables. The project will also provide community solar for 100 residents.


Consumers Energy opens it's solar program, Solar Gardens to customers in Michigan. The company has met its 10 percent renewables goal, and continues to add clean energy to its capacity.


Clean Energy Collective and First Solar have entered into a Module Supply Agreement. The partnership will allow the two companies to develop and market community solar to residential and commercial customers directly on behalf of partner utilities.


Program allows investor-owned utilities to offer solar customers an immediate economic benefit, while assuring non-participants that they will not be subsidizing the program.