Join a local community solar garden today!

immediately see your savings

* Free to join - no upfront costs or fees
* Immediate 10% savings on your electricity bill
* No roof needed
* Secure your electricity costs for 25-years

Join a local community solar garden today!

* Free to join - no upfront costs or fees
* Immediate 10% savings on your electricity bill
* No roof needed
* Secure your electricity costs for 25-years

immediately see your savings

Calculate your savings

Adjust the slider to match your monthly Xcel bill amount and see how much you'll save in Year 1.
$50

dollars saved

ENVIRONMENTAL impact

Year 1 savings

116.98

ENVIRONMENTAL impact

Trees Planted

158

taken off the road

14,760

year 1 savings

Trees Planted

Miles Offset

Happy with your savings?

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A Community Solar Garden (CSG) is a large array of solar (PV) panels that you can subscribe to instead of putting panels on your roof.  The electricity generated by the CSG goes into the Xcel Energy grid and your portion is calculated.  You pay for your subscription and are credited for your solar production as a line item on your Xcel bill.

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MNCS offers you electricity at a cost less than you currently pay. With a few simple steps, you can power your home, business or organization with solar energy - saving you 10% on your monthly electricity costs.

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MNCS offers you electricity at a cost less than you currently pay. With a few simple steps, you can power your home, business or organization with solar energy - saving you 10% on your monthly electricity costs.

Read more

Thank you! Your submission has been received!

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A Community Solar Garden (CSG) is a large array of solar (PV) panels that you can subscribe to instead of putting panels on your roof.  The electricity generated by the CSG goes into the Xcel Energy grid and your portion is calculated.  You pay for your subscription and are credited for your solar production as a line item on your Xcel bill.  

Learn more

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Residential Energy Savings

Calculate your savings

Adjust the slider to match your monthly Xcel bill amount and see how much you'll save in Year 1.
$50

dollars saved

ENVIRONMENTAL impact

Year 1 savings

60.00

ENVIRONMENTAL impact

Trees Planted

70

taken off the road

6,500

year 1 savings

Trees Planted

Miles Off-set

Happy with your savings?

Reserve your spot

Future Savings

Future Savings depend on future Xcel rate changes. We use 2.75% as an average rate increase when projecting your savings. Calculate your 25 year savings based on how YOU think Xcel rates will change.
2.75%
2,000.00
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CONTACT US  TO CALCULATE YOUR SAVINGS BASED ON COMMERCIAL RATES!

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What is a Community Solar Garden (CSG)?

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A Community Solar Garden (CSG) is a large array of solar (PV) panels that you can subscribe to instead of putting panels on your roof.  The electricity generated by the CSG goes into the Xcel Energy grid and your portion is calculated.  You pay for your subscription and are credited for your solar production as a line item on your Xcel bill.  Xcel pays a premium for the solar energy, so you are credited more than you pay, resulting in immediate savings for you.  In year 1 of your subscription, you will save 10% on your electricity.  Learn more

Free To Join

No up-front costs or hidden fees at any point during your subscription.
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No rooftop needed

Go solar without any hassle.
No installation needed!
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  • CSGs benefit you and your neighbors.

    The More xcel rates increase, the more you save

    Future savings depend on Xcel rate changes.  The more Xcel rates increase, the more you save. Xcel’s rates have increased at 2.75% over the last 20 years, 4% over the last decade, and 5.5% in 2016. Learn More

  • any Xcel customer can subscribe

    Subscriptions are open to anyone with an Xcel Energy account, including homeowners, renters, businesses, and nonprofits. Subscribe Here

  • ENVIRONMENTal benefits

    While future savings depends on Xcel rate changes, the environmental impact does not.  A 10,000 kWh CSG subscription will avoid CO2 emissions equivalent to over 16,000 miles driven, or 170 trees planted each year. Learn More

Subscription Process

MNCS will work with you to determine the best solar option for your energy needs.  Begin by submitting your contact information and we will follow up to guide you through our simple process.  It’s just three easy steps to start using low-cost, clean energy.

1. Reserve
2. Agree
3. Benefit
  • Produce Clean Energy

  • Save Money

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