Join a Community Solar Garden

You may know how solar panels provide energy to your home, but have you heard about community solar gardens? Community solar gardens are a simple way for citizens to harness the energy of the sun without having to install an entire system on their home or business. If you rent, or simply do not have a suitable roof for generating electricity from the sun, community solar is a perfect option. 

If you are interested in using renewable energy but are not ready to fully commit to an entire system, a community solar garden is the perfect step into the world of clean power.

Here are a few resources to explore the possibility of a solar garden:

Get involved

Now that you’ve learned more, the best way to create change is by getting involved! Donate your money or time, find support, and take action. Citizen climate action means a stronger, healthier, more vibrant Duluth!

Interested in learning more? A great place to start is NREL’s Guide to Community Solar, or check out the Duluth Shines! Solar Potential Map to find out if your home or community is a great place for Duluth’s next community solar garden.