Solar Gardens: A Community Garden for Clean Energy

Massive farms produce the bulk of our food, but their cost-saving measures often result in mistreatment of animals, and healthy, fresh food is often less available in poorer neighborhoods. Community gardens have been an alternative food source for some, meeting both needs and values–and now community solar gardens are doing the same for energy. Community Gardens Bridge…

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What Are the Benefits of Community Solar?

Community solar has its own unique benefits for the economy, the environment, and your household–and it’s already having a nationwide impact. Here are the 8 biggest benefits of community solar: 1. Don’t Own Your Home? No Problem. Community solar allows households to tap into a local shared solar farm and see savings on their electric…

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Solstice’s Mission: Solar for Everyone

What will it take to bring renewable energy to every American? We believe that this is one of the most important questions facing our country. A solar array is installed in America every two minutes, driving energy savings to American families and allowing them to participate in the renewable energy revolution. Still, 80 percent of…

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Solstice Ambassadors Spread the Word about Community Solar

We know our customers: They’re driven by their values, and the urge to bring solar to their local community. Many of them have even called us, seeking a way to spread community solar to their friends and neighbors. Now, there is one: becoming a Solstice Ambassador. Solstice connects residents like you to clean, affordable energy.…

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Community Solar in Action: A Trip to the Dover Solar Garden

This past week, the Solstice team (and honorary canine solar ambassador, Kugo) took a trip to visit our new community solar farm in Dover, MA. This 1.4 MW facility supplies electricity to local residents at a discount, and sits on top of a capped landfill next to the town’s transfer station. It’s an ideal place for…

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Solar Technology Is Taking Off. But How Does It Work?

A variety of technologies can capture the sun’s rays and transform them into usable forms of energy, but by far the cheapest, and the most common, are photovoltaics. Here’s how they work. Solar Energy Can Power the World In just 18 days, the sunlight that hits Earth’s surface carries as much energy as all of the…

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