How to Save 50% on Your Electricity Bills with Community Solar in New Jersey: A Guide for Homeowners
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Are you looking for a way to save money and energy with solar power, but don’t have the option or the budget to install solar panels on your roof? If so, you might be interested in community solar, a new and innovative way of accessing clean and affordable energy in New Jersey.
What is community solar?
Community solar is a program that allows customers to subscribe to a share of a large-scale solar project located in their area, and receive credits on their electricity bills for the power produced by their share. This way, they can enjoy the benefits of solar energy without having to pay for the upfront costs, maintenance, or installation of solar panels.
How does community solar work?
Community solar works by connecting customers with solar developers or subscriber organizations that operate or partner with community solar projects. Customers can choose a project that serves their utility territory, and sign up for a subscription that matches their electricity usage and budget. Depending on the subscription model, customers may pay a monthly fee or a discounted rate for the electricity generated by their share of the project.
Every month, customers will receive two bills: one from their utility company, and one from their community solar provider. The utility bill will show the amount of electricity they consumed from the grid, as well as the credits they earned from their community solar share. The credits will reduce or offset their utility bill, depending on the value of the credits and the rate they pay for electricity. The community solar bill will show the amount they owe to their provider, based on their subscription agreement.
The net result is that customers will save money on their electricity bills by paying less than they would otherwise pay to their utility company. According to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU), customers can save up to 50% on their electricity bills with community solar.
What are the benefits of community solar?
Community solar has many benefits for customers, such as:
Saving money and energy: Community solar can help customers lower their electricity bills and reduce their dependence on fossil fuels.
Supporting local jobs and development: Community solar can help create jobs and stimulate economic activity in New Jersey, as well as increase the state’s renewable energy capacity and resilience.
Expanding access and equity: Community solar can help provide access to clean and affordable energy for low- and moderate-income households, renters, and other underserved communities that may not be able to install solar panels on their own properties.
Protecting the environment: Community solar can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution, as well as conserve water and land resources.
How to join a community solar project in New Jersey?
If you are interested in joining a community solar project in New Jersey, Maxeon Energy can help you find and join a project that serves your area. We can also provide you with high-quality and reliable community solar solutions, using the best brands and technologies in the industry. We have partnered with some of the leading community solar developers in New Jersey, such as Solar Landscape and Nexamp, to provide you with access to high-quality and reliable community solar projects across the state. Some of the projects we have worked with include:
The [Asbury Park Community Solar Project], which is a 1.35 MW project located on top of two parking garages in Asbury Park. The project serves more than 200 low- and moderate-income households in the city, saving them up to 15% on their electricity bills.
The [Bridgeton Landfill Community Solar Project], which is a 3.1 MW project located on a closed landfill site in Bridgeton. The project serves more than 600 low- and moderate-income households in Cumberland County, saving them up to 10% on their electricity bills.
The [Edison Community Solar Project], which is a 4.8 MW project located on a warehouse roof in Edison. The project serves more than 800 households in Middlesex County, saving them up to 20% on their electricity bills.
Here are some steps you can take to join a community solar project in New Jersey with Maxeon Energy:
Check your eligibility: To participate in community solar, you must be a customer of one of the four electric distribution companies in New Jersey: PSE&G, JCP&L, Atlantic City Electric, or Rockland Electric. You must also live in the same utility territory as the project you want to join.
Find a project: You can use the [Community Solar Project Finder] developed by the BPU and Sustainable Jersey to search for projects that serve your area by entering your ZIP code. You can also browse through the list of [registered subscriber organizations] that offer community solar subscriptions in New Jersey. You can also contact us at Maxeon Energy, and we will help you find a project that suits your needs and preferences.
Compare offers: You can compare different projects and providers based on various factors, such as location, size, price, contract length, cancellation policy, customer service, environmental impact, and social benefits. You can also use online tools like [EnergySage] or [SolarReviews] to compare quotes and reviews from different community solar providers. You can also contact us at Maxeon Energy, and we will provide you with a free consultation and quote for your community solar subscription.
Sign up: Once you find a project and provider that suits your needs and preferences, you can sign up for a subscription online or by phone. You will need to provide some information, such as your name, address, utility account number, and electricity usage. You will also need to review and sign a contract that outlines the terms and conditions of your subscription. We will handle all the paperwork and communication with the project developer and your utility company, making the process easy and hassle-free for you.
Enjoy savings: After you sign up, you will receive a confirmation from us and your utility company. You will start receiving credits on your utility bill once the project is operational, which may take a few months depending on the project’s status. You will also receive a separate bill from us for your community solar share.
Community solar is a great option for homeowners who want to save money and energy with solar power, but don’t have the option or the budget to install solar panels on their own properties. By subscribing to a share of a local solar project, they can receive credits on their electricity bills that reduce or offset their utility costs. They can also support local jobs and development, expand access and equity, and protect the environment.
If you are interested in joining a community solar project in New Jersey, Maxeon Energy can help you find and join a project that serves your area. We can also provide you with high-quality and reliable community solar solutions, using the best brands and technologies in the industry. We have partnered with some of the leading community solar developers in New Jersey, and we have served hundreds of happy customers across the state. We are committed to providing you with excellent customer service and support, ensuring that you have a smooth and satisfying solar experience.
Contact us today to learn more about our community solar solutions, or to sign up for a free consultation or quote. We look forward to hearing from you and helping you save money and the planet with solar energy.