Co-op Solar

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Introducing Co-op Solar, the easiest, most affordable way to put clean solar power to work for you.

We handle the power, you get the benefits, including:

  • No equipment to buy
  • No panels on your roof
  • No maintenance
  • No big upfront expense

Co-op Solar is a "community solar" system- a larger system that allows many co-op members to get the benefits of solar energy. By utilizing solar arrays all throughout the Midwest, participants get the benefit of solar power without being subject to bad weather in one area. Production from each array is combined and put back onto the grid; you then receive the aggregate benefits of the sun across three states. 

Members purchase solar energy in blocks; each solar unit costs 44 cents per block per month. Each block corresponds to a portion of the solar array that should produce within a range of about 100-500 kWh per year, depending on weather. There is no equipment to purchase, and you can change the amount of solar blocks on your bill. And whether you're renting or own your home, you just have to be a member of Steuben County REMC to participate. 

Have more questions? Contact our energy advisor, Josh Durbin, for a detailed look at Co-op Solar at 260-665-3563, or reach out here

Also, check out our Frequently Asked Questions page. 

You can view the current solar production by clicking here, or visit POWER MOVES for more information about Co-op Solar.