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Community Solar Garden

Hosting a Community Solar Garden is one way Hale is doing its part. You can track our impact and see how solar is saving trees while using the space from a capped landfill.

Solar panels in the ground.

Empowering Our Community

As we look to the future, it’s readily apparent that we all need to do whatever we can to “go green.” By hosting a solar garden on our property, we get to share the power of solar energy with you.

Tree and power lines.

How Community Solar Shares Reduce Electricity Bills

When you sign up for a Community Solar Share you get a boost of solar energy for your home, at a discount, without actually having to install the panels on your roof. There is no up-front cost.

Here’s how it works: When your Community Solar Share is generating energy, you receive credit on your regular utility bill, just like you would if you were generating solar energy on your rooftop. You pay 10% less for those credits; for every $10 in Community Solar Share credit you receive, you pay $9 to the Community Solar Garden through your subscription.

If you need to move and do so within the utility service area, you can take your Community Solar Share with you. If you move outside the utility service area, all you need to do is find someone local to take your spot.

Chainlink fence in front of solar panels with warning signs.

This program is fully enrolled at the moment, but space may become available in the future (e.g. when a shareholder moves away).

Power lines.

Originally developed by BlueWave Solar and built by local contractor Conti Solar, Inc., our Community Solar Garden is now owned and operated by a subsidiary of Amp Energy. Amp specializes in building, owning, and operating renewable assets around the world.

Solar panels.