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November 17, 2015

Why 2016 is the Year to Choose Community Solar

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  • Started by  Isabel McCan

Written by Melanie C. Kelly, SunShare Marketing Manager Earlier this month, Greentech Media (GTM) hosted their annual Solar Market Insights Conference in San Diego. One major undercurrent of the conference was that the solar industry is reaching its stride, despite the looming expiration of the Investment Tax Credit (ITC) in 2017. Another major theme was

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November 11, 2015

Reducing utility bills by tapping into solar power is now affordable and easy

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  • Started by  Isabel McCan

Lots of people know the value of solar energy. We may not talk about it in our casual conversations, but the benefits are obvious. For years, many have lamented that so much beautiful, golden sunlight falls to the ground — unused and untapped — while we pay exorbitant fees for the generation of power. Many

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November 10, 2015

5 Ways Community Solar is Simply Ingenious

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  • Started by  Isabel McCan

There is a new utility program available to Hennepin County residents that is allowing homeowners to enjoy the benefits of clean, renewable energy. As a result of Minnesota legislation passed in 2013, Xcel Energy customers can now simply subscribe to a Community Solar garden built by SunShare, Minnesota’s largest and most experienced community solar company.

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November 03, 2015

Subscriber Profiles – Di of Colorado Springs, an Original SunShare Adopter

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  • Started by  Isabel McCan

When Di Graski and her husband first tried to go solar several years ago, they looked into installing rooftop panels at their home in Colorado Springs. “We called a solar installer and had him come to look at our roof and do the math and figure out whether we were in a good site,” she

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October 27, 2015

Locally Produced Community Solar Comes to Minneapolis Metro Region

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  • Started by  Isabel McCan

Xcel Energy customers in the Minneapolis Metro region can now enjoy the benefits of solar energy as their electricity source. SunShare is currently enrolling residents in their newest community solar program. Depending on their electricity usage, residents who opt-in to the program may save as much as $500 a year on electricity bills. Rather than

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