Kingston, New York Solar Energy

Renewable energy, like solar energy, is important, but it is not always available or convenient for Kingston residents. Now, in Kingston, NY there is a solar energy option that is available to everyone, and the program is easy to join.

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Community Solar in Kingston, NY

Thriving Kingston, with beautiful historic neighborhoods and churches, is part of Ulster County, and dedicated to maintaining its environment. Ulster County is committed to operating with 100% renewable energy. In fact, Ulster County was designated a Clean Energy Community by New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and became the 9th Climate Smart Community in New York.1 Renewable and solar energy is more accessible now than ever, thanks to Governor Cuomo’s Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) initiative.2 Residents can be part of the change and you can maximize your solar footprint with NRG’s Community Solar program, which means no rooftop solar hassles.

The Kingston Community Solar program through NRG Community Solar is available to everyone, renters and homeowners alike. At an offsite location, NRG Community Solar builds and maintains solar farms that Kingston customers can subscribe to. After signing up and upon completion of the solar farm’s construction you receive solar credits that are automatically applied to your utility bill. The Community Solar program provides a great solar alternative to rooftop solar without any upfront costs or panel installation on your property. Price wise, there is one price locked in for your contract term. It doesn’t matter if your home doesn’t receive enough sunlight, you can still invest and benefit from Community Solar power. Join your Hudson Valley solar community with NRG Community Solar and make a renewable energy difference today.

What is Community Solar?

Community Solar is a solar energy sharing program that is available to everyone in Kingston. In the past, solar power was only available to individual households that could afford the large upfront costs of rooftop solar or that met structural qualifications. Those who didn’t qualify for rooftop solar panels were unable to invest in solar energy, increasing their carbon footprint. Solar energy is now accessible to everyone through local Community Solar farms built by NRG Community Solar without the hassle of rooftop solar panels.

Community Solar arrays are built and maintained by NRG Community Solar at an offsite location that receives lots of sunlight. Customers are subscribed to an appropriate amount of the farm’s solar panels for their home (based on historical energy usage) and the power produced is delivered directly to the local power grid. Then, customers receive solar credits for the same energy produced that are applied to their utility bill. Your solar credits can potentially cover the entire amount of your utility bill, depending on your home’s energy usage and the amount of solar production. Community Solar farms help make renewable energy available for Kingston residents, and others throughout the Hudson Valley. Learn more about Community Solar with our Community Solar 101 guide. Let the solar experts help you find the best solar option for you today.

Community Solar 101 guide

Pricing

Utility rates fluctuate. You might have noticed that your Central Hudson Gas & Electric rate is unpredictable! Historically, the utility rates rise. NRG’s Community Solar program gives you one rate that is consistent throughout your term, and designed to protect you against the historical utility prices to best set you up for savings. The pricing structure of NRG Community Solar’s subscription is designed to help you offset annual utility costs over time and ultimately reduce your energy costs. Take a look at the pricing chart below to see our pricing model. Join your Hudson Valley solar community and choose New York’s best solar residential company – NRG Community Solar.

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