With the holiday season officially upon us, New Energy Equity wants to share an exciting way to make your celebrations both festive and budget friendly. Imagine decking the halls with holiday lights and displays while saving a whopping 10% on your electricity bills! And here's the best part – you don't have to be a homeowner to enjoy these savings; you simply need to be an Xcel Energy customer in one of our qualifying counties. Our community solar program is designed to make sustainable living accessible to all. 

Illuminate Your Home, Not Your Bills 

We understand the joy that comes with adorning your home with holiday lights. However, the cost of powering these decorations can quickly add up. By subscribing to community solar, residents can enjoy the holiday sparkle while receiving up to a 10% credit on their monthly Xcel electricity bill. Our community solar projects harness the power of the sun- even in the rain and snow- to provide you with clean and cost-effective energy alternatives. 

With community solar, you are not just giving yourself the gift of sustainable energy; you are also unwrapping long-term savings on your electricity bills. Subscribers receive credits based on the energy produced by our community solar projects, ensuring that the gift keeps giving throughout the year. 

Join the Green Movement 

While holiday lights bring joy, traditional energy sources can contribute to increased carbon emissions. By subscribing to a New Energy Equity community solar project, you become a vital part of the green energy movement, reducing your carbon footprint and contributing to a more sustainable future for your community. It's a small step that collectively makes a significant impact on the environment. 

Hassle-Free and Convenient 

We understand that the holidays can be hectic. Our community solar subscriptions are designed to be hassle-free and convenient. No need to worry about installing solar panels on your property or dealing with maintenance. Subscribers simply enjoy the benefits of solar energy without the traditional responsibilities associated with solar ownership. By using the Common Energy user-friendly customer portal, you can sign up within a few minutes. All you will need is a recent copy of your Xcel Energy bill. Once you complete your sign up, you can look forward to a streamlined billing process where you can set it and forget it with autopay. 

How to Get Started With Community Solar 

Getting started with community solar is easy. Click the button below to enter your information into our partner Common Energy’s customer portal, or call Bennett Schroeder, our in-house community solar expert, if you’d like to discuss the process and ask questions before signing up. 


Is my County Eligible for Community Solar? 

Check out the counties below that are currently taking subscribers: 

  • Anoka, MN
  • Ramsey, MN
  • Chisago, MN
  • Washington, MN
  • Dakota, MN

Subscribing to a New Energy Equity community solar project is not just a holiday hack; it's a year-round solution to reduce energy costs, embrace sustainability, and join a community passionate about making a positive impact. Make this holiday season the greenest and brightest one yet by decking the halls with renewable energy. 

Happy holidays and a sustainable New Year from your friends at New Energy Equity! 

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