Grow Solar Metro East is a group purchasing program for residential and commercial solar.
Offered by the Madison County Resource Management Program, the Cities of Columbia and Belleville, Illinois, Lewis & Clark Community College, Glen Carbon Cool Cities Committee, Sierra Club, and the Midwest Renewable Energy Association, home and commercial property owners and renters throughout Madison County, St. Clair County, and Monroe County, Illinois may participate in this program to help pool their buying power to secure significant discounts that make installing solar more affordable. The program builds on previous years of successful programs that helped over 100 local property owners go solar.
- Start by attending a Solar Power Hour. Our free information session teaches you the basics of solar, its financial implications for your household, and how the solar group buy program works.
- Then, get a free, no obligation site assessment from our installer.
- Deadline to sign your contract and secure program pricing is October 31!
- Check back for program updates!
- UPDATE 9/16/19: We have surpassed our second benchmark of 150 kilowatts (kW) of solar capacity! Reaching this collective goal means the price has dropped for all participants by 2%. The next price break is at 250kw.
SOLAR POWER HOURS
(All are free and open to the public)
August & September Events
BROUGHT TO YOU BY
Organizations and jurisdictions listed above fully support the Grow Solar Metro East Program. The Program follows a standard competitive public RFP process coordinated by the Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) to select a solar provider. The final decision whether to contract a solar installation is that of the home or commercial property owner. The organizations and jurisdictions listed above have no legal responsibility or hold any liability for the performance of any contract between the solar installer and residents or businesses in Madison County, Monroe County, or St. Clair County.