What is the cost to me?

There is a monthly fee to participate in the program. By month 13, it is anticipated that participating customers will begin receiving bill credits.

Solar Community: The monthly fee is estimated to be $5/month for the first year, and may vary. The average net credit beginning in month 13 is estimated to be $2 to $4 per month; i.e., from that point on, your monthly electric bill is expected be reduced by about $2 to $4.

Please see our Solar Community Financial Summary (PDF) for more details.

Solar Community Business: The monthly fee is estimated to be $25/month for the first year, and may vary. The average net credit beginning in month 13 is estimated to be $10 to $20 per month; i.e., from that point on, your monthly electric bill is expected be reduced by about $10 to $20.

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1. What is Community Solar?
2. Can anyone sign up for Solar Community?
3. What is the cost to me?
4. How will Solar Community appear on my bill?
5. What credits will I receive and how are they calculated?
6. Why am I being charged for Solar Community?
7. How long will the Solar Community Program last?
8. Can I cancel at any time?
9. How many shares are there in Solar Community Project 1 – Everett Street?
10. Is there a limit I can sign up for?
11. What if I don’t sign up until June? Will I still have to pay $5 per month for 12 months before I see a benefit credit?
12. What is the difference between MGED’s Solar Community and the solar Net Metering rate?
13. What’s the advantage to buying into shared solar instead of installing my own?
14. Where are the solar arrays located?