Renovus Community Solar has centralized solar farms, located on sites with perfect solar resource that serve many households. In the traditional model for purchasing solar, homeowners invest in panels that are installed on their roof to meet their electricity needs. With Pay-As-You-Go Community Solar, subscribers simply purchase solar power each month, instead of electricity from the utility company.
Renovus Community Solar enables anyone who pays a residential electricity bill to take advantage of solar power, even renters!
Renovus Community Solar professionally maintains the system on your behalf, making sure it operates at peak performance to maximize your savings.
Renovus Community Solar farms are located on optimal sites with perfect solar resource, guaranteeing maximum performance.
Renovus Community Solar projects are commercial grade and provide up to 30% performance enhancement over traditional rooftop solar, resulting in more savings!
With MyOwnCleanEnergyTM you can stay connected with your computer or mobile device to monitor your savings and live production 24/7!
We build and maintain an optimally sited Renovus Community Solar array in your area. This delivers electric power to your local utility.
You sign up for Renovus Community Solar & pick a plan that meets up to 100% of your electricity needs with solar.
You receive credits directly on your electric bill for the solar power produced, saving you money.
Average Monthly Electric Bill
How much Solar (offset) do you want?
Your contract is only for one year but there is no reason you can't choose a solar powered life! If you do, this is how the benefits stack up.
Simply fill out the form below to view your available Renovus Community Solar plans based on the calculations above.
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Everyone who pays a residential electricity bill in upstate New York is eligible.
Your income doesn’t matter, your roof doesn’t matter, your credit doesn’t matter, & you can be a renter. All you need is to be an electricity customer & want to save money. *Must meet some NY State Community Solar program requirements.
Instead of buying panels, you’re buying power.
Traditionally you buy solar panels that go on your roof, for an upfront investment. With pay-as-you-go community solar you simply purchase solar electricity each month from our solar farms, instead of electricity from the utility company.
Nope — you just need to pay a residential electricity bill in upstate New York.
Community solar is solar without a rooftop. The power comes from our local community solar farms & is attached to your bill, not your roof.
The electricity comes from Renovus Solar’s local community solar farms.
We’re a locally owned & operated company with over a decade of experience in the clean energy industry.
Renovus Solar owns the entire solar farm, panels included, with the support of a financial partner.
It costs 10% less than what the utility company charges for electricity.
Plans are based on a subscriber’s average annual electricity needs and will vary per customer based on size & rate.
Pay-as-you-go Community Solar plans are 1-year long.
They automatically renew each year, at a 10% discount below market utility rates. You’ll have the option to opt out or adjust the amount at the end of your contract.
It depends on how much electricity you use.
We’ll review your historical electricity usage to recommend a plan that meets 100% of your annual electricity needs with solar power.
Don’t worry, you’re still connected to the grid.
If you end up using less electricity than your solar plan, you’ll end up with leftover electricity credits on your account that will 'rollover' to be used in the future. If you use more electricity, then you’ll owe the utility the difference.
You can get 100% of your power from solar.
Pay-as-you-go community solar plans are designed to cover 100% of your electricity needs. You will still pay the utility a meter fee to be connected to the grid & natural gas service if you have it.
As soon as the first community solar farms are constructed.
We are constructing the community solar farms to meet the needs of these new subscribers. You will start to receive solar power as soon as the farm where your power will come from is connected to the utility grid & generating power. We expect the first farms to come online this fall.
Yes, but why would you want to?
You can choose not to renew your 1-year contract without penalty. If you choose to end your contact early, you will face an early termination fee. If you move within the same utility zone, you can simply transfer your plan to your new address. If you move outside the zone we may be able to transfer you contract to one of our other farms in another zone.
With MyOwnCleanEnergy™ you have 24/7 access to your Renovus Community Solar system, providing realtime production performance and instant savings reports. All at your fingertips!
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