Incubator Spotlight: Neighborhood Sun
Today, many different aspects of society are moving towards a shared economy. Uber, Airbnb, and WeWork are all businesses that emphasize resource-sharing over individual ownership. With the passage of Montgomery County’s “Electricity — Community Solar Energy Generating System Program” in 2015, the sharing of clean and sustainable energy is now a part of this innovative community.
Community solar provides the benefits of locally produced, affordable, clean energy without any equipment installations or upfront fees. People who would not otherwise have access to solar power due to where they live or barriers, such as trees or buildings, can subscribe to a local solar project (solar plant) in their area and receive a steady supply of solar power through their standard utility lines. …READ MORE