Howard County Solar Co-op

What is a solar co-op?

We bring homeowners together into a group, or co-op. We provide unbiased, installer-neutral support to co-op participants through each stage of the process of going solar. Our experienced team ensures you understand how solar works, how it can be financed, and how it can be installed on your home.

Co-ops take advantage of the group’s bulk-purchasing power to get discounted pricing and a quality installation. Volunteer co-op participants choose an installer on behalf of the entire group through an open and competitive bidding process. The selected installer provides co-op participants a personalized proposal for their consideration.

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

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Previous Maryland Co-op Member, John McNamera, with his family and solar installation. This Solar Co-op will be open to all residents of Howard County.

How does a co-op work?

Where we are in the process

What's Next

Solar Co-op Information Session
Thursday, February 21st
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
North Laurel Community Center
Hammond Branch Room
9411 Whiskey Bottom Road
Laurel, MD 20723
Click here to RSVP!

What We've Done So Far

  • Launch co-op
  • First info session
  • Second info session
  • Issue RFP
  • Select installer
  • Final info session
  • Sign up deadline
  • Begin installations
  • Party!

Can't make our info session?

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

How much does solar cost?

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