No roof, no problem: How ratepayers can share in the solar revolution
By Vicki Viotti email@example.com
Aug. 5, 2018
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Community solar, as it’s called less formally, is a way ratepayers can achieve some of the cost savings of PV installations without having their own private systems. Instead, they share the electricity produced by a solar plant built elsewhere: Its generated power is sold to the utility, which then passes on a credit to the participant’s electric bill.