Community Solar in Illinois: A Primer

Chicago, Illinois, a city famously known for its abundance of wind, is steadily making a name for itself in a different renewable energy field. That’s right — it might be time to change Chicago’s nickname to the “Sunny City”, as the state of Illinois has made big strides in designing equitable community solar programs since…

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Minnesota Community Solar

Minnesota Community Solar 101

Minnesota community solar is spreading throughout the state, giving schools, businesses, and households meaningful savings — and an equitable climate change solution.   There’s a common misconception about northern states and solar power. You guessed it — it’s that solar energy doesn’t work in areas that get frequent cloud coverage. But Minnesota community solar is…

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Catskill & Co.: the Eco-Friendly Cabin

This beautiful cabin in the Catskill Mountains of New York offsets its energy usage with clean energy from a nearby solar farm — and it’s available to rent! A hidden gem of the Catskill Mountains, this family-owned cabin is perfectly located for hiking, swimming, and skiing. The Dudley family purchased the cabin from the previous…

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Community Solar FAQs

Community Solar FAQs: Everything You Need to Know Before Enrolling

Although Community Solar is getting more mainstream, it can be a tricky concept to grasp — especially if you’re not used to the idea of choosing where your energy comes from! Here, we answer all your Community Solar FAQs. Community Solar can be a real head-scratcher, especially if you haven’t heard of it before. Many…

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democratized clean energy

What if we democratized access to clean energy?

We are living in a time in which renewable energy is cheaper than fossil fuels. An affordable climate change solution is at our fingertips, and yet, millions of Americans can’t get access to renewable sources of power. That’s where Solstice comes in.  Where would we be without energy? It keeps us warm, cooks our food,…

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Community Organizing Tips from TownOfUlsterCitizens.Org

In this edition of our Community Climate Champions series highlighting individuals and organizations building a better future for their communities, we focus on TownOfUlsterCitizens.Org.  Before founding TownOfUlsterCitizens.Org, long-term Ulster, New York resident Laura Harmann had never been too involved in politics or local government. She never thought she’d create a town organization to fight for…

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Solar for Businesses in 300 Words

Whether you’re looking to install panels on the roof of your property or get clean energy from an off-site solar farm, there’s a way your business can do its part to decrease its environmental impact and save money. In 300 words, here’s how your business can get solar. So, your business is looking to go…

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Infographic: How to Bring Solar to Every American.

We believe that accessible, affordable clean energy is not just essential to mitigating climate change, but a human right. Solstice is dedicated to bringing solar energy to every American household. How? Through Community Solar. With the need for climate solutions becoming more and more apparent, many leaders in the energy industry focus on building as…

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