Grow Solar St. Louis — Affordable Solar for All
Grow Solar St. Louis, part of Grow Solar Gateway Region, is a public education and group purchasing program for residential and small commercial solar. Offered by the Missouri Botanical Garden, Washington University in St. Louis, and the Midwest Renewable Energy Association, property owners throughout the City of St. Louis, St. Louis County, and St. Charles County may participate in this program to help pool their buying power to secure significant discounts that make installing solar more affordable.
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How to Participate
Start by attending a Solar Power Hour. Our free virtual information session teaches you the basics of solar, its financial implications for your property, and how the Grow Solar St. Louis program works.
Then, get a free, no obligation solar consultation from our competitively-selected installer, Nelnet Renewable Energy.
Do you represent an organization or municipality looking to further its sustainability goals? Become a local partner of our next program and bring affordable solar to your community!
Have questions about going solar?
Knowledge is power and education is the first and most important step when beginning your solar journey. With the tools below, you can ensure the quality and protection of your investment.
Grow Solar’s Consumer Guide breaks down the process in a simple guide. Where as MREA’s Community Resources allows you to dive deeper to understand the technology, provides step-by-step of going solar, FAQs and more!
Upcoming Solar Power Hours & Events
Remaining Solar Power Hours
Help spread the word! The only way this program is successful is through community- led outreach. Please considering sharing with your networks because the more people who go solar through the program, the lower the price for all.
One Program, Big Impact
1,161 people attended Solar Power Hours
170 properties added solar
1,118 kilowatts of solar have been installed
Every year, that’s like avoiding:
2,539,078 miles driven by the average passenger vehicle
1,116,665 lbs. of coal burned
OR like 42,988 trash bags recycled rather than landfilled