Solar United Neighbors launches team purchase program for Minnesota's biggest electric co-op

Jan 6, 2023 01:02 PM ET
  • Nonprofit Solar United Neighbors (SUN) introduced a version of the organization's preferred team acquire program that equips individuals to save money on solar for their home, small company or ranch. The program includes personalizations to benefit members of the Midwest's biggest electric cooperative, Connexus Energy, and is additionally open to individuals offered by other North Metro electric utilities.

" We are excited to introduce this program to the community as well as to have Connexus Energy reps handy to assist with concerns. Distributed solar in your homes and also small businesses is a growing part of the energy mix of the future," claimed Bobby King, Minnesota State Director for Solar United Neighbors. "Connexus is among the nation's biggest and most innovative electric co-ops as well as it is excellent to see them supporting their members' choices to purchase the electric grid."

SUN's solar group buy is totally free to sign up with as well as open up to homeowners and company owner. The SUN team buy program is independently arranged by SUN and not a program of Connexus Energy. With each other, members will find out about solar energy as well as take advantage of their numbers to acquire individual solar systems at an affordable cost and premium.

After an affordable bidding process helped with by SUN, which stays vendor neutral, members of the new group arranged by SUN will choose a solitary solar company to complete the setups. Going to an event or webinar or joining one more method does not obligate members to acquire solar. Instead, individuals will have the choice to separately acquire panels, as well as electric vehicle chargers, based on the installer's team rate.

Connexus Energy is Minnesota's largest electric co-op, amongst the 15 largest participating electric utilities nationwide as well as has actually been across the country recognized for its "excellent power" service reliability, grid technology and also solar land-use practices.

" The common denominator for these two excellent companies is commitment to encouraging individuals through participating company as well as their interact can act as a version everywhere," said Karl R. Rabago, a SUN board member and nationwide energy professional. "Many utilities are encountering a surge in demand for EV charging. By inviting investment from their members in on-site solar generation, while also offering choices for individuals with unsuitable roofings to go solar, Connexus will certainly save money for all its members as the EV market grows."

Online as well as in-person Solar 101s are planned for January as well as February. Even more details, including how to register for the meeting goes to SUN's Bobby King and also an agent of Connexus Energy are joining the meetings. Connexus Energy's function in the conferences is to offer details regarding rates and interconnection.

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