Peer-to-Peer Referral Program Rules

Version: January 2021

By participating in the Neighborhood Sun Referral Program, you are agreeing to the following:

1. Definitions

When the following capitalized terms are used above or below in this Agreement, the following definitions apply:

“Potential New Client” means an individual (i) whom a Referring Client, using social media or other functionality provided by Neighborhood Sun in connection with a Referral, invites to become a new Neighborhood Sun subscriber and signs up for community solar and (ii) who has never subscribed to any Neighborhood Sun products or services before being invited by the Referring Client.

“Fully Enrolled” means a Client who has (i) completed all steps of the Neighborhood Sun application, including credit check and/or income verification as applicable (ii) had historical electrical usage reviewed by the Neighborhood Sun team (iii) has subscribed to a specific community solar project.

Referred Client means a Potential New Client who has been Fully Enrolled (and not rejected) into a community solar project.

“Referral” means the invitation of a Potential New Client to become a Neighborhood Sun subscriber and sign up for community solar by a Referring Client using the links Neighborhood Sun provides to Referring Clients.

Referring Client means a subscriber to Neighborhood Sun’s community solar programs who has been Fully Enrolled and decides to make Referrals. In addition, this agreement uses the terms “you,” “your” or “yours” to mean a Referring Client.

“Reward Amount” means the referral incentive amount as indicated in the relevant referral promotion. ($25 credit on a Neighborhood Sun bill.)

“Reward Date” means the date when Neighborhood Sun credits the Reward Amount earned by a Referring Client in accordance with the terms and conditions of this Agreement to the Referring Client’s Neighborhood Sun bill.  Such date will be on or after the date that both the Referring Client and Referred Client meet the eligibility criteria of the applicable referral promotion.

This Agreement is by and among Neighborhood Sun and each Referring Client subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.

By participating in the Neighborhood Sun Referral Program, you acknowledge and agree that you are a Referring Client and that you will have the rights of a Referring Client under this Agreement and be bound by the terms and conditions of this Agreement, including without limitation all of a Referring Client’s obligations, duties, covenants, undertakings, representations and warranties below.

2. Reward Shares for Referrals

Neighborhood Sun will credit your Neighborhood Sun bill only after the Referring Client and the Referred Client have met all eligibility criteria under the terms and conditions for the applicable referral promotion. 
After each Referred Client

  1. utilizes the referral link or promo code of the Referring Client,
  2. completes all steps of the Neighborhood Sun application,
  3. has had their historical electrical usage reviewed by the Neighborhood Sun team,
  4. has subscribed to a specific community solar project 

the Referring Client will receive a Reward Amount in the form of a $25 discount on a Neighborhood Sun bill. Limit to one (1) $25 discount per monthly Neighborhood Sun bill. Multiple Referred Clients will result in multiple months of discounts. The Referred Client must use the referral link or promo code provided to the Referring Client by Neighborhood Sun in order for the Referral to be captured. The Reward Date for Referrals captured before a community solar project begins issuing bills will be within the first three (3) months of when the community solar project begins issuing invoices. The Reward Date for Referrals captured while a community solar project is issuing bills will be within three (3) months of the date the Referred Client became Fully Enrolled.

After each Referred Client

  1. utilizes the referral link or promo code of the Referring Client,
  2. completes all steps of the Neighborhood Sun application, 
  3. has had their historical electrical usage reviewed by the Neighborhood Sun team, 
  4. has subscribed to a specific community solar project

the Referred Client will receive a Reward Amount in the form of a $25 discount on a Neighborhood Sun bill. Limit to one (1) $25 discount per monthly Neighborhood Sun bill. The Referred Client must use the referral link or promo code provided to the Referring Client by Neighborhood Sun in order for the Referral to be captured. Referred Clients are limited to one (1) referral link or promo code when subscribing to Neighborhood Sun. The Reward Date for Referrals captured before a community solar project begins issuing bills will be within the first three (3) months of when the community solar project begins issuing invoices. The Reward Date for Referrals captured while a community solar project is issuing bills will be within three (3) months of the date the Referred Client became Fully Enrolled.

3. Compliance

In connection with your participating in the Referral Program, you agree to the restrictions listed below.

  1. No spam – You agree that you will not “spam” anyone with Referrals to join Neighborhood Sun either by mass emailing, use of automated systems, bots or automatic dialers. You agree to not engage in any device or scheme that results in “spam.”
  2. No misrepresentations – You agree that you will not attempt to mislead anyone in connection with the Referral Program. This includes, but is not limited to, creating fake accounts, profiles, links or messages.
  3. No prohibited content – You agree that you will not use any defamatory, offensive, abusive or obscene content in connection with Neighborhood Sun. This includes, but is not limited to, content that violates someone else’s privacy or harassing content.
  4. No fraudulent activity – You agree not defraud or abuse, or attempt to defraud or abuse, anyone in connection with the Referral Program. You agree to not engage in any activity that may be fraudulent, deceptive or manipulative.

4. Termination

Termination of your Neighborhood Sun contract will result in the loss of any unattributed Reward Amounts and is not redeemable in other forms.

5. Miscellaneous

By participating in the Neighborhood Sun Referral Program, you undertake to perform your duties under this Agreement in a manner consistent with this Agreement, any and all of Neighborhood Sun’s instructions to you and the provisions of the Act and the Rules. You agree to seek guidance promptly from Neighborhood Sun if you are in doubt about what the Act or the Rules allow or do not allow you to say or do in connection with Referrals.

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