Join a Novel Community Solar Farm
Are you a Bangor Hydro customer? If so, save 15% on your energy bill while helping develop clean energy in your community.
A better future awaits.
Apply today to join your community solar garden!
Membership is now open for a limited time.
Members will save 15% on the energy bill guaranteed.
Novel Energy Solutions is building community solar farms that are located across the Bangor Hydro Electricity service area - Hancock, Piscataquis, Penobscot and Washington counties. Your membership in a community solar farm supports renewable energy in your community and lowers your utility bills. That's a win-win for you and your community.
This Community Solar Garden will produce the energy equivalent of
+1,000,000 gallons of gas consumed
+10,000 tons of coal burned
+10,000 homes of energy used per year
By the numbers
2.0 - 5.0 Megawatts
Novel Energy Solutions
Novel Energy Solutions, founded by a 5th generation Minnesota family farmer in 2012, is a family-owned national solar energy company headquartered in Minnesota. Novel's goal is to help communities realize the savings and benefits of clean solar power.
These local businesses are helping us launch this community solar garden.
The benefits of solar at no cost to you
Do I need to put anything on my roof?
No! In a nutshell, community solar offers a way for virtually anyone to go solar without installing solar panels on their roof or their property. You get all of the benefits of clean energy without having to install anything at your home, property, or business.
As a subscriber, you will experience no change in how you receive your electricity.
Will my utility provider change?
Lower energy bills
Members see a guaranteed savings of 15% on their monthly energy bills. That will equate to thousands of dollars in savings over the life of the solar garden.
Support clean energy
As a member, you get the benefits of solar energy without the cost of traditional solar panels.
Combat climate change
By joining a community solar garden, you reduce demand for fossil fuels, limit greenhouse gas emissions, and shrink our collective carbon footprint.