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We believe positive change for the environment begins locally
and in communities filled with people like you – optimistic,
diverse and focused on the future. Your community is our
priority, and we’re invested for the long haul.

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What’s Happening in Your Community?

Did you know Massachusetts, Minnesota and New York are in the top ten greenest states in the
nation? The proof is in the numbers. Here’s how the average NRG Community Solar customer is improving the environment:

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Miles driven by an average passenger vehicle

Barrel of oil


 Gallons of gasoline



Acres of U.S. forest storing
carbon for one year

Calculation based on the estimated farm production of an average 7 kW allocation over the life of the Agreement.
For more information about this calculation visit the EPA Greenhouse Gas Equivalencies Calculator.

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Community solar has helped reduce a significant amount of carbon emissions in Massachusetts, and the future looks brighter already. The state is home to one of the nation’s largest solar farms – making it easy for locals to support the solar energy evolution in the bay state.

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Our solar farms in Minnesota are making sustainability attainable for communities across the state. We’re broadening the impact of solar energy as we continue to grow in the Land of 10,000 lakes.

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New York

New Yorkers are looking for ways to harness the power of the sun. New York community solar is helping to create a clean energy future for communities across the state – from reducing carbon emissions into the environment to creating local jobs.

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Not in Your

We’re always expanding to new areas and may build near you soon!

“I like Community Solar because I can participate in locally sourced solar without having to make a large investment, and my friends who have apartments can participate in solar without having a structure to build it on.”

Melinda H., Community Solar Customer

Bright Ideas Blog

New Year, New Energy: Reducing Your Carbon Footprint in 2018

As you’re creating your vision for the year, focusing on lifestyle adjustments toward sustainability can help reduce your own carbon footprint while encouraging others to do the same.

Setting Your Thermostat for (Energy) Savings in Winter

As temperatures remain especially cold, you might be asking yourself, “What temperature should I set my thermostat to in winter?” 

Do Solar Panels Work During Winter?

Did you know that the cold temperatures can actually help solar production? Let’s take a closer look at how solar panels work during wintertime.

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