Community Solar Program and Subscription Design

Joyce McLaren, Simon Sandler

Research output: NRELPresentation


This slide deck provides an overview of community solar program design and subscription models. It introduces and explains the different elements of community solar program and subscription design, and proves proven practices and considerations when designing a community solar program. This slide deck was developed for a continuing education course hosted by the American Public Power Association (APPA).
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages82
StatePublished - 2023

Publication series

NamePresented at the American Public Power Association (APPA) Continuing Education Course, 23-24 May 2023

Bibliographical note

See NREL/OT-7A40-88674 for related worksheet

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/PR-7A40-85716


  • community solar
  • cooperative utility
  • LMI solar
  • low-income solar
  • municipal utility
  • program design
  • solar financial
  • solar modeling
  • solar siting
  • subscriptions
  • utility solar


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