Stop Wasting Money on Your Electric Bill!

Are you a Bangor Hydro customer? If so, save 15% on your energy bill while helping develop clean energy for your community.

Community Solar,
The New Way to Save

Apply today and join your neighbors with clean energy.

Membership is Currently OPEN

Neighbors of Bangor Hydro are saving 15% on their 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


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.

Launch Partners

These local businesses are helping us launch this community solar garden.
Coming Soon!

The benefits of solar
at no cost to you

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.

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.


Will my utility provider change?

As a subscriber, you will experience no change in how you receive your electricity.