Lower-income households often don’t have access to clean energy or the cost-saving benefits. This team is bridging this gap by offering electricity savings for free.
Located just north of downtown Rockford, the community solar farm features more than 6,600 solar panels with 2.6 megawatts of solar generation capacity. It’s sited on a former city landfill, giving new life to an otherwise unused plot of land while ushering in a host of other benefits.
The Give-a-Ray program is helping Rockford’s lower-income residents save $100 - 125 monthly on electricity costs. Many residents at the Luther Center are now enjoying $0 electricity bills and the benefits that come with them.