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New York Community Solar

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Learn more about how community solar subscribers are helping
to create a sustainable environment in New York.

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Setting a
New York Standard
for Clean Energy

New York is always moving forward when it comes to supporting its local communities for a better tomorrow. Choosing community solar means more sustainable energy for your community and could mean long-term savings for you.

Through our solar credit system, community solar applies credits to your regular utility bill each month based on the solar output from your allocation of your solar farm. Now sharing solar with your neighbors is more valuable than ever.

Not sure if there is a community solar farm in your area? We are building solar farms in the Orange, Rockland, Central Hudson, and Albany territories, and we continue to expand to more areas.

Savings depend on community solar pricing versus applicable bill credit for solar farm production. Bill credit amounts will vary by utility territory and are subject to change.
Savings are not guaranteed. Terms and conditions apply and not everyone will qualify for community solar. Contact NRG Community Solar LLC for details.

What’s Happening in New York?

New York is setting the bar when it comes to creating a clean energy culture for its
communities. Here’s how much a New York NRG Community Solar customer can offset CO2 emissions:

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Miles driven by an average passenger vehicle

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Gallons of gasoline

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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 20 year life of the Agreement.
For more information about this calculation visit the EPA Greenhouse Gas Equivalencies Calculator.

“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

New York Clean Energy Standard

NRG Community Solar is building solar farms in New York to deliver clean energy to your community’s existing power grid, supporting the state’s Clean Energy Standard that requires 50 percent of New York’s electricity to come from renewable energy sources like wind and solar by 2030.

Additional Resources on New York Community Solar

Why Solar Energy is Good For New York

New York’s Clean Energy Standard (CES) calls for 50 percent of New York’s electricity to come from renewable energy sources, such as solar and wind, by the year 2030…

Bringing Communities Together With Solar Energy Solutions

Have you gone solar? Many in New York have, and tens of thousands more are looking forward to soon powering their homes, businesses, and lives with the clean energy plentifully provided by the sun…

Community Solar Farms in New York

The use of solar energy in New York State has seen huge growth behind New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s goal of developing a sustainable, self-sufficient solar industry in the state with more than 3 gigawatts of installed solar capacity by 2023…

Solar Options for New York Homes and Apartments

As solar energy applications and other sustainable power technologies advance, more people are wondering how to adopt availabilities for their own use…

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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Our Community?

The process is simple – no upfront costs, hidden fees or roof required.
Join community solar today for a greener tomorrow.

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