Solar Development Approach

Community Energy Solar is a utility scale solar energy developer with a long track record of renewable development that continues to be successful in today’s challenging market.  Community Energy Solar builds long-term relationships by creating a mutually beneficial scenario for all parties involved.  Community Energy’s market experience, local relationships and financial backing combines for the most reliable source of high-quality solar development projects and REC creation.

Since 1999, Community Energy has developed and financed over 1,500 MW of renewable energy power projects across the country, including 800 MW of solar power.

Benefitting the Community

Increased tax revenue: Helps support local infrastructure

Lease payments to local landowners: Long term income stream to property owners

Jobs: Development and operation of a solar project creates temporary construction jobs and long-term management jobs

Low impact Construction: Environmentally and community minded construction. Collaborative effort with the community to create a project that best fits its surroundings.

Economic Value

Lower Costs: Pass along benefits of falling solar costs to power purchase customers

Rising Cost of Energy: Utilities, Commercial electric customers, Universities and other high use power purchasers can hedge against rising energy prices with solar energy.

Reliable Investment Return

Electric Utility Benefit

Peak Management: The peak hour generation of solar reduces load on the grid during high usage time of day

Increased grid reliability: Solar projects provide capital for transmission upgrades improving the reliability of the local electric grid

Reduction in transmission loss: Close proximity of solar to the energy delivery point reduces losses associated with transporting energy long distances.