Maine Community Solar
Clean, renewable energy for everyone
Community solar is the ultimate win-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!
We currently have 209 Maine Businesses enrolled in community solar programs with us, which equals a total of 14,056,412 kWh of electricity. Many business in Maine are enrolling in community solar programs to use clean energy, support their community’s renewable energy goals and save money. Want to hear directly from the businesses already enrolled with us? Listen to Testimonials here!
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 »
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