The National Community Solar Partnership Blog features stories about the program, its partners, and projects that support access to meaningful benefits of community solar for all Americans. Learn more about the Partnership.

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February 16, 2023

Breaking Barriers to Community Solar Development with the Community Power Accelerator ™ Learning Lab

The new community solar training program is designed to provide solar developers with critical resources and know-how to help them launch new equity-focused community solar projects.

October 12, 2022

Moment in the Sun: Climate Access Fund

The Climate Access Fund is developing innovative, mission-driven solutions to provide affordable solar energy to historically underserved communities in Maryland.

July 14, 2022

Moment in the Sun: Solar Landscape

Solar Landscape engaged with communities in New Jersey to connect low- and moderate-income households with community solar subscriptions while providing workforce training and educational opportunities.

June 21, 2022

Moment in the Sun: People Power Solar Cooperative

The members of People Power Solar Cooperative in Oakland, California, are demonstrating the feasibility and benefits of community-owned solar, a type of community solar in which residents of a community collectively own a solar system.

May 11, 2022

Moment in the Sun: Oklahoma Electric Cooperative’s Solar Park and Learning Center

An Oklahoma Electric Cooperative community solar installation turned into an educational opportunity for local children and has sparked interest in solar throughout the community.

February 28, 2022

Join the Club: Building Community Solar Projects

More states, including New York, are passing policies that enable residents to tap into community solar, which allows customers to benefit from a shared solar installation.

November 30, 2021

Moment in the Sun: Queensbridge Houses

The team that pioneered community solar at the New York City Housing Authority’s (NYCHA) Queensbridge Houses worked together to overcome challenges and ensure equitable access to the benefits of community solar.

October 13, 2021

Delivering Power to the People through Community Solar

If you want to power your home with clean energy and lower your electricity bills, but live in an apartment or multifamily home, don’t own your roof, or your roof isn’t suitable for a solar energy system, you can subscribe to a community solar project.

October 1, 2021

Moment in the Sun: HOPE Village Revitalization

Community-owned solar is growing in Hope Village, a 107-block neighborhood in Detroit, thanks to the work of HOPE Village Revitalization, the neighborhood’s community development corporation.

September 23, 2021

Community Solar Market Transformation through Technical Assistance

Organizations can request free technical expertise from the National Community Solar Partnership at any time to transform the market for community solar and increase all Americans' access to the meaningful benefits of renewable energy.