Open to new members

Duluth and Arrowhead Solar Co-op

Open to residents and small businesses in the Duluth and Arrowhead Area - Pine, Carelton, St. Louis, Lake, and Cook Counties. This solar co-op is not a legally incorporated entity. It is an informally organized group of engaged and educated consumers that SUN brings together for a limited time to leverage their buying power to get the best price and service from a local solar installer. Members of the group are encouraged to stay engaged with SUN after the solar co-op is disbanded but this is not required.

57 members of 150 member goal

Registration closes on July 31, 2024

Imagine walking into a solar company’s office with 50 or 100 of your neighbors and saying, “We all want to get solar. What kind of deal can you give us?”

That’s a solar co-op!

In fact, it’s even better than that. In addition to competitive pricing on solar panels, you get:

  • Info to help you understand solar. Our vendor-neutral solar experts are here to help you understand how solar works and make the best decision for your energy needs.
  • A direct line to ask specific questions. You can call or email us anytime you need help. We’ll be here now and long after you install solar.
  • A team that solicits and reviews proposals from solar companies. First, Solar United Neighbors requests bids on your behalf. Then, a committee of your fellow co-op members meet to assess the pros and cons and select the best installer for the group. (Note: If that sounds interesting to you, you’re also welcome to join the selection committee!)
  • Community. You’ll join the growing solar movement. You’ll have a built-in network of support and inspiration from others who, like you, are taking a stand for energy freedom and advancing the clean energy economy.
  • A bigger impact! Going solar creates jobs, and puts energy production and its benefits back in the hands of the people and contributes to cleaner air and water for everyone. A solar co-op amplifies those outcomes exponentially.

Watch the video below to learn more about our solar co-op process and its benefits, or view our FAQs.

How does a co-op work?

Can’t make it to our Solar 101?

Watch the recorded session below for general information on solar, how our co-ops work, and what to expect if you join.

How much does solar cost? How much can you save?

Duluth and Arrowhead Solar Co-op selects Wolf Track Energy to serve group

Thursday, March 28, 2024

The Duluth and Arrowhead Solar Co-op has selected Wolf Track Energy to install solar panels for the 45 (and growing) member group. Co-op members selected Wolf Track Energy through a competitive bidding process over four other firms.  Co-op members selected Wolf Track Energy because of their competitive pricing, equipment quality, extensive workmanship warranty, previous co-op experience, and being local.

The co-op is open to new members until July 31. Duluth and Arrowhead area residents (including Pine, Carelton, St. Louis, Lake, and Cook Counties) interested in joining the co-op can sign up on the co-op web page. The solar co-op is free to join and joining is not a commitment to purchase panels.

Wolf Track Energy will provide each co-op member with an individualized proposal based on the group rate. By going solar as a group and choosing a single installer, members can save on the cost of going solar, as well as have the support of fellow group members and solar experts at Solar United Neighbors.

Co-op launched
February 5, 2024

Upcoming events

Installer selected

Co-op members selected Wolf Track Energy to be the group's installer through an open and competitive bidding process.

The company is in the process of developing personalized proposals for each co-op participant.

Co-op organizer

Bobby King
Minnesota Program Director
Solar United Neighbors

Hello and thank you for checking out the solar co-op!
Whether you’re just curious about solar, or you’re ready to make the switch now, I’m here to help. I can answer any questions you have about solar. I’ll give you installer-neutral guidance to help you make an informed, confident decision about going solar.
I have worked as an organizer in Minnesota for more than 20 years, bringing people together to create and pass policies that prioritize strong community and local resiliency. I work throughout Minnesota, helping communities go solar, join together, and fight for energy rights. Solar co-ops are a big part of this work!
I love seeing fellow Minnesotans harvesting sunshine to lower their electric bills and build a clean, equitable energy system in their communities!
Take a look around the co-op page, and let me know how I can help you today.

Call me: 612-293-7267

Email me