Oaks Landfill

Pepco Maryland


The Oaks Landfill community solar project is a groundbreaking project for Montgomery County and Maryland as a whole. This solar farm, constructed, owned, and operated by Ameresco Inc., will be located on 16 acres of the former Oaks Landfill in Gaithersburg. Additionally, this is the first and currently only community solar farm in the state to reserve 100% of its power for low- and moderate-income (LMI) residents who receive their electricity via Pepco. This ensures residents who qualify as LMI to receive 25% savings on their electricity costs every month.

Project Terms

  • No cost to join.
  • No fee to cancel.
  • No credit minimum.
  • Available only to Low & Moderate Income (LMI / S.H.A.R.E) residents
  • Transferable for no cost within Pepco.
  • View a sample bill here.

Project Updates

October 23, 2021
  • Oaks Landfill is anticipated to begin construction this fall
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Grab a few items to make your sign up easy.

Copy of a Recent Electric Bill

A recent electric bill is necessary to connect your community solar subscription to our utility account. Either electronic or paper copies are acceptable.

Payment Method

You can start your subscription with a bank account, credit card, or debit card. We do not charge you until the community solar farm is turned on and generating electricity for your subscription. 

Income Verification

This step is only required for those who may qualify for the S.H.A.R.E.™ program for low- to moderate-income residents. Examples include Medicaid card, EBT, and SNAP card.


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