1,000 Homes in Utah Go Solar Through Utah Clean Energy's Community Solar Program

01 August 2017

Not only does going solar help clear the air by offsetting electricity generated by fossil fuels, but it also allows homeowners to choose their energy source, and save money on their utility bills. Given the many benefits of going solar, Utah Clean Energy established a Community Solar program to help Utahns make the switch to solar in the most affordable way possible. And it works—1,000 homes have been able to go solar thanks to this program.

Utah Clean Energy’s Community Solar program relies on a simple premise: interested community members join forces to tackle the solar process together, leveraging bulk-buying power to negotiate significant discounts—up to 25% off the average price—with competitively selected solar installers. The success of Utah Clean Energy’s Community Solar program is based on offering a simplified, streamlined solar installation process, vetted solar installers, pre-negotiated discounted pricing, and access to expert advice along the way.

Utah Clean Energy’s Community Solar program has helped establish Utah’s thriving residential solar market by making it easier and more affordable for Utahns—especially early adopters—to access solar.  After six highly successful Community Solar campaigns with different community partners including the University of Utah, Weber State University, Summit County and Wasatch County, the results are in…

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