EPB knows that renewable energy is important to our customers. That’s why we’re teaming up with Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) to construct Chattanooga’s first community solar project, Solar Share.
Call 423-648-1372 to order today.
Solar Share is Chattanooga’s first community solar project. Developed through a partnership between EPB and TVA, Solar Share gives people and businesses an easy and affordable way to participate in green power generation. Think of it like joining a community swimming pool. It’s affordable because you share the cost among all the participants, but you get to fully enjoy the benefits without having to worry about construction, maintenance, or liability.
If you’re interested in purchasing clean, renewable energy, then Solar Share is right for you. You don’t even have to own your home to participate.
Plus, joining the Solar Share community means you’re investing in a brighter future by supporting community-based power generation in the Chattanooga area.
Choose the Solar Share option that works best for you, then call 423-648-1372 and we’ll be happy to place your order or answer any questions you may have.
One-time cost of $578 + annual maintenance fee of $10 per panel*
Monthly bill credits equal to the amount of power generated by your selected number of panels
$5 PER panel PER MONTH*
No contracts or long-term commitments
$5 per 100 kWh per month
Offset your carbon footprint with locally generated renewable energy
*When purchasing License Agreement service, please download and sign this agreement.
Each solar panel within the array is estimated to produce approximately 37 kWh per month. Determine the percentage of your home’s energy use you want to receive as a solar credit and multiply that by your average monthly energy use. For example, if you want 25% of your home‘s power use to be solar, and your average use is 1,600 kWh per month, you would license 11 panels (1600 x .25 = 400 ÷ 37 = 10.8)
Equipment and wiring repairs, equipment inspections, cleaning of the panels as needed, electronic monitoring of the equipment, and administrative costs associated with the operation of the site.
Not at this time. To ensure consistent power generation benefits for all Solar Share participants, EPB determines each customer’s monthly power generation credit by figuring the average power generation of all the panels for that month. This means that if some panels are not as well-positioned in relation to the sun, Solar Share participants are not penalized.
A Renewable Energy Certificate reflects the environmental benefits of 1 megawatt of renewable energy. A REC offsets the greenhouse gases associated with 1 megawatt hour of conventional, fossil fuel electricity.
A REC refers to specifically 1 megawatt of electricity’s environmental benefits. Offsets refer to any increment of environmental benefits less than 1 megawatt hour.
No. Your monthly credit is calculated from the total amount of energy produced at the array divided by the total number of panels.
When you purchase offsets, the money goes toward the capital costs of installing the Solar Share array.