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Nevada’s Community Solar Program

Date: 22 Apr 2019 | posted in: Energy, Energy Self Reliant States | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Thanks to AB 465, which passed in 2019, Nevada utility companies will create expanded solar access programs. The solar gardens are not owned by community members directly. The bill allows three to ten community solar projects per service territory and limits projects to under 1,000 megawatts.


Watch the top state community solar programs progress in our National Community Solar Programs Tracker.


Check back soon for more detail about the Nevada community solar program.

For more on solar in Nevada, check out these ILSR resources:

Learn more about community solar in one of these ILSR reports:

Designing Community Solar Programs that Promote Racial and Economic Equity
Minnesota’s Solar Gardens: the Status and Benefits of Community Solar
Beyond Sharing — How Communities Can Take Ownership of Renewable Power

For podcasts, videos, and more, see ILSR’s community renewable energy archive.


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Abby is an Energy Democracy Intern for the Spring Semester, 2021. She is currently pursuing a degree in Environmental Science, Policy, and Management with a minor in Sustainability Studies at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.