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T O P 1 0 R E A S O N S T O S U P P O RT C O M M U N I T Y S O L A R
#10: Savings
Every 1-kilowatt share of a community so...
T O P 1 0 R E A S O N S T O S U P P O RT C O M M U N I T Y S O L A R
#9: Clean Energy
With a 25-year warranty, solar means...
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#8: Access to all
Over half of U.S. households don’t ...
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#7: Ownership
Community solar means owning a share of...
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#6: Local dollars
Spending a dollar on community sola...
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#5: Jobs
Every megawatt of solar creates up to 20 job...
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#4: Control
Your electric utility can’t raise rates o...
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#3: Competition
Most utilities are monopolies,
but co...
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#2: Equity
Community solar means you can own solar wi...
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#1: Community power
Owning a share of community solar...
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Top 10 Reasons for Community Solar

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Released one per day starting October 19, ILSR shares the top 10 reasons to support community solar power!

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Top 10 Reasons for Community Solar

  1. 1. T O P 1 0 R E A S O N S T O S U P P O RT C O M M U N I T Y S O L A R #10: Savings Every 1-kilowatt share of a community solar project can cut your electricity bill by 13%
  2. 2. T O P 1 0 R E A S O N S T O S U P P O RT C O M M U N I T Y S O L A R #9: Clean Energy With a 25-year warranty, solar means you get free, clean energy from the sun for decades
  3. 3. T O P 1 0 R E A S O N S T O S U P P O RT C O M M U N I T Y S O L A R #8: Access to all Over half of U.S. households don’t have a sunny rooftop, but everyone can be part of community solar.
  4. 4. T O P 1 0 R E A S O N S T O S U P P O RT C O M M U N I T Y S O L A R #7: Ownership Community solar means owning a share of your energy future, and it might come from a library or school rooftop near you!
  5. 5. T O P 1 0 R E A S O N S T O S U P P O RT C O M M U N I T Y S O L A R #6: Local dollars Spending a dollar on community solar electricity means you don’t pay for mines or fracking or pollution
  6. 6. T O P 1 0 R E A S O N S T O S U P P O RT C O M M U N I T Y S O L A R #5: Jobs Every megawatt of solar creates up to 20 jobs in the local economy
  7. 7. T O P 1 0 R E A S O N S T O S U P P O RT C O M M U N I T Y S O L A R #4: Control Your electric utility can’t raise rates on energy that you own
  8. 8. T O P 1 0 R E A S O N S T O S U P P O RT C O M M U N I T Y S O L A R #3: Competition Most utilities are monopolies, but community solar gives you a choice
  9. 9. T O P 1 0 R E A S O N S T O S U P P O RT C O M M U N I T Y S O L A R #2: Equity Community solar means you can own solar without being rich or having a good credit score
  10. 10. T O P 1 0 R E A S O N S T O S U P P O RT C O M M U N I T Y S O L A R #1: Community power Owning a share of community solar is the first step toward taking charge of your—and your community’s— energy future

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