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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May 11, 2022

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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

March 14, 2017

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3 Cool Ways to Finance Community Solar Projects

Decided to go solar? Here's how to pay for it. The SunShot Initiative highlights three ways teams are financing community solar projects.

November 18, 2016

New Analysis Shows National Potential for Solar Power in Low-Income Communities

Solar power is now more affordable in the United States than at any other point in history, and new analysis shows it has the potential to gain popularity in low- and moderate-income communities across the country.