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Community Solar

With Community Solar, You Can Go Solar Without Installing Panels on Your Property

If you're interested in Community Solar with Coastal Electric Cooperative, read on to learn about all the advantages and pricing of the program, how much energy we produce, and then download the Community Solar Subscription Application [PDF] , read over and sign, and return it to us. It's that easy!

Solar Energy is Free

CEC Community Solar Farm uses the free and renewable energy of the sun.

Produces Electricity

Solar panels convert the sun's energy into usable electricity for purchase.

Powers Your Home

Your solar subscription helps power your home and is applied to your bill.


Upfront Charge

$30 application fee (non-refundable)

Monthly Fee

$20 participation fee per subscribed kW block of solar power

Monthly Credit

Energy produced by your subscribed blocks are credited at retail rates

How It Works

Infographic on how Community Solar works, with a transcript below

Solar for your home is as easy as 1-2-3.

1 - Choose. Subscribe to the electricity from CEC's solar site in 1 kW blocks. You can subscribe to a maximum of 3 blocks. A monthly subscription fee of $20 will be charged for each block.

2 - Enroll. Complete the subscription agreement indicating the number of kW blocks you desire at a cost of $20 per block per month (maximum 3 per member).

3 -Solar Energy. You are now part of CEC's Community Solar Program and will start receiving energy credits on your monthly electric bill. Each month, you will receive a credit based on the electricity produced by the block or blocks you subscribed to. Credits are calculated at current retail rates.

Why Community Solar?
Environmentally friendly and renewable power source.
No HomeOwners Association restrictions to overcome.
It's easier and hassle free: NO installers in your home and NO holes drilled in your roof.
No liability.
Subscriptions stay with you if you move to a new address within CEC's territory.

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