Don’t have the ability to invest in solar yourself? Community solar can allow individuals the opportunity to share in the benefits of solar without installing solar panels on their homes or businesses.
One larger solar project is co-owned by a group of users or businesses who share in the electricity produced.
This option is currently not available in Saskatchewan
One larger solar project is co- owned by individuals and businesses who share in the financial returns of adopting solar. This option falls under SaskPower's Small Power Producers program.
Learn more about SaskPower's Small Power Producers Program here.
One larger solar project is owned by a city, town or municipality who uses the electricity produced on a community asset like a rink, community center or municipal building. This option falls under SaskPower's Net Metering program.
Learn more about SaskPower's Net Metering Program here.
A shared solar system allows those homeowners who live in a condo, apartments, or do not have obstruction free southern roof exposure to invest in solar.
Increasing and standardizing large installations reduces the cost, making the economics of solar even stronger. Combining resources allows communities and organizations the ability to generate economies of scale.
SaskPower has increased power rates an average of 6% per year for the past 20 years. With a new carbon tax and aging infrastructure looming, will this continue to rise? Going solar allows you to isolate yourself from any future power increases.
As the world continues to change, children are learning about all kinds of new technology. Use a community solar project to promote education and environmental change.
The average solar system saves 2,500 trees, or the same as driving 450,000 km. You have the ability to contribute to a changing world for future generations while saving money.
NO ROOFSPACE - NO PROBLEM
PRODUCE POWER CHEAPER THAN THE UTILITY
ISOLATE FROM FUTURE RISING POWER COSTS
USE AS AN EDUCATIONAL TOOL
DO YOUR PART TO PROTECT THE ENVIRONMENT