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Community solar lets you share power with your neighbors.
Community solar enables you and your neighbors to “subscribe” to locally-produced solar electricity, whether you rent or own your home. So, it creates solar access for everyone.
Groundswell’s model is designed to help neighbors share power with neighbors. When you join Groundswell as a project host or as a subscriber, you make solar savings available to Empowered households, low-income neighbors who struggle with the burden of high energy bills.
Empowered Households are low-income households in your community who qualify for affordable solar energy to power their homes. Through Groundswell’s Community Solar Program, this opportunity is thanks to the participation of others in their community who pay the average market rate.
The poorest 20% of America pays the most for electricity – 10% or more of their entire household income on average – because their homes are typically older and less energy efficient. Sharing power to help our neighbors cut their bills means more money for groceries, school supplies, and healthcare. Read the report: From Power to Empowerment.