STEVENSVILLE — A new community solar farm on Kent Island is providing a clean energy option for residents across the Delmarva Power region, enabling them to save money on their electric bills without having to install solar panels on their roofs.
Project developer Nexamp is hosting several informational meetings to provide an overview of how community solar works and answer any questions.
On the Mid-Shore, sessions will be held at 1:30 and 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 8, at the Queen Anne’s County Library, Kent Island Branch, 200 Library Circle, Stevensville.
Each session will include a brief community solar presentation and open question-and-answer period.
Nexamp’s community solar farm on Kent Island will add 2 MW of clean energy to the Delmarva Power grid. The solar farm is filling quickly, but some spots remain.
By attending the public information session and bringing a current Delmarva Power bill, eligible residents can enroll in the program.
Nexamp’s program carries no minimum credit requirement, no up-front cost and no long-term commitment.
Community solar enables residents to subscribe at no cost to a share of a local solar farm rather than installing solar panels on their own home. This makes solar available to everyone, because many people may not have a roof suitable for solar panels, may rent their home or apartment, or may not have the resources to purchase solar panels. Consumers who enroll in a community solar farm save roughly 10% on their regular electric bill.