Maine Community Solar
Clean, renewable energy for everyone
Use 100% clean energy and save 10%-15% on your electricity bill!
Every business and residence in Maine qualifies. There are no upfront costs or fees and it takes about 10 minutes to sign up. Choose your account type below to get started.
Community solar is the ultimate will-win for you or your business. When you sign-up with a local community solar farm you’ll save 10%-15% on your electric bill and use 100% clean energy to power your home or business. You’ll also be supporting our local economy, Maine’s renewable energy goals and the fight against climate change.
Maine Community Solar is a local organization educating Maine businesses and consumers about the benefits of community solar and helping them enroll in the program that’s right for them. We’re on a mission to make Maine a leader in sustainability and renewable energy and we hope you’ll join us!
What is Community Solar?
Instead of a solar farm creating selling the energy to an electric utility, consumers and businesses buy the energy through a subscription. People subscribe to the energy created in the solar farm that offsets the power they use. Read more »
How it works
Community solar works because of consumers like you who support clean power. By subscribing to shares in a community solar project, you make it sustainable. Your participation makes a real difference for the planet, for your electricity costs. Read more »
Why is community solar growing in Maine?
Maine passed legislation in 2019 to encourage the development of community solar. The law allows you to benefit from the renewable energy by keeping your current electric utility and receiving a credit on your bill from your community solar project. Read more »
The Maine Office of the Public Advocate has a great page of resources about community solar that include a video, common questions and a one-page handout. If you are considering community solar for your home or business, it’s worth spending some time on this page. https://www.maine.gov/meopa/electricity/community_solar Video link: https://vimeo.com/489543711