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Join a community solar garden, today!

As an Xcel Energy customer in Minnesota, you can join a community solar garden and reduce your energy bill by 10%, for free.

Get started

To join, please start by filling out the form below.

How community solar works for you

As a member, you purchase energy from your local solar array at a 10% discount. In return, you receive solar energy credits that are automatically transferred to your existing utility account, resulting in guaranteed monthly savings.

Save money

When you join a community solar garden, the energy produced goes toward your electric bill. How much you save depends on how much energy the solar garden produces. Most members save 10% annually on their electricity bills.

Support clean, local energy

By joining a community solar garden, you’re saying yes to renewable energy in your neighborhood.

Combat climate change

Community solar gardens reduce demand for fossil fuels, limit greenhouse gas emissions, and shrink our collective carbon footprint.

Solar Gardens in Minnesota

Ready to join a garden? It's simple. Fill out the form above and we will match you with a solar garden near you. 

Join the Belview Community Solar Garden

Join the Belview Community Solar Garden

The Belview Community Solar Garden will produce the energy equivalent of 87,240 gallons of gas consumed, 390 tons of coal burned, or 30 homes of energy used per year.

Join the Western MN Community Solar Garden

Join the Western MN Community Solar Garden

The Western Minnesota Community Solar Garden will produce the energy equivalent of 147,980 gallons of gas consumed, 724 tons of coal burned, or 150 homes of energy used per year.

Join the Winona Community Solar Garden

Join the Winona Community Solar Garden

The Winona Community Solar Garden will produce the energy equivalent of 57,630 gallons of gas consumed, 260 tons of coal burned, or 210 homes of energy used per year.

Join the Washington Community Solar Garden

Join the Washington Community Solar Garden

The Washington Solar Garden will produce the energy equivalent of 59,230 gallons of gas consumed, 270 tons of coal burned, or 220 homes of energy used per year.