New York Community Solar Contract Terms
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What are Clearway’s Contract Terms in New York?
Clearway Community Solar has installed solar photovoltaic systems throughout New York’s Hudson Valley to help New York achieve its Clean Energy Standard goals. Clearway makes it easy for residents and small businesses to reduce utility costs by supporting local solar energy without rooftop panel installation. Clearway’s latest Hudson Valley Community Solar offer includes a savings guarantee. Clearway customers receive solar bill credits that reduce their utility costs: For every $1.00 that a utility bill is reduced, customers only pay Clearway $0.90. That’s a guaranteed 10% savings every month.
Here are are some key facts to know about Clearway’s latest New York Community Solar contract, or “Customer Agreement”* that is effective as of 2021.
How Does a Community Solar System Work?
Community Solar makes solar power accessible to almost anyone. Instead of having to install a set of solar panels on your roof or property, just subscribe to a Clearway Community Solar farm. Renewable, local electricity is generated by the solar farm and sent to the power grid. In return for supporting solar power, you receive solar bill credits that are applied to your monthly utility bill, offsetting the cost of electricity you use and reducing your carbon footprint.
More About New York’s Clean Energy Standard
Known also as the state’s “70 by ‘30” goal, New York’s Clean Energy Standard (CES) dictates that, by 2030, 70 percent of all electricity used throughout the state of New York must come from renewable energy sources. Reaching this goal will assist in combating climate change and will reduce pollution and its harmful effects on New Yorkers’ health. Reaching the “70 by ‘30” goal will also ensure the state has a diverse, plentiful, and reliable low carbon energy supply for the future.
To learn more about a Clearway Community Solar Farm near you or to read our full contract terms, we encourage you to reach out to one of our Solar Consultants now. Participating in Community Solar is a great way to reduce your utility costs and support a renewable future for generations to come. Contact us today.
*Disclaimer: This contract offer is effective as of March, 2021. Previous contract offers in the state of New York may vary by region or date executed.
Savings based on a guaranteed 10% discount on the solar bill credits generated by your allocation from the Community Solar system. The impact of the solar bill credits on the utility charges can vary month to month due to seasonal variances affecting solar energy production. Actual savings may vary in the event the customer (i) cancels early, (ii) does not receive credits, or (iii) receives a reduced credit amount due to utility errors or delays. Clearway is not responsible for utility delays in applying solar bill credits. Refer to the community solar contract for agreement terms.
Customers may cancel their Clearway Community Solar subscription with a minimum of 90 days’ notice. Customers on active farms who receive invoices from Clearway Community Solar will be required to pay their invoices for the billing periods through the 90-day notice period. Subject to the terms of the Community Solar Agreement, the cancellation fee ranges from $0-$200 in the Clearway Community Solar Agreement. This promotion will waive the cancellation fee. Subject to credit approval and a 20-year agreement.