Here's how it works


We build

CEC builds and maintains an optimally sited RooflessSolar array in your area. This delivers electric power to your local utility.


Sign Up

You sign up for RooflessSolar and purchase panels in the solar array to meet your desired power (offset).


You Save

You receive credits directly on your electric bill for the solar power produced, saving you money.

How much will RooflessSolar save me?

How much will RooflessSolar save me?

Select Your Utility

Average Monthly Electric Bill

How much Solar (offset) do you want?

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Estimated Savings on your electric bill over the program lifetime

Let's Get Started!

Simply fill out the form below to view your available RooflessSolar plans based on the calculations above.

We will not share your information with any third party providers.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much will I save?

Savings will be determined by the size of your system and the bill credit rates provided by your local utility.

Try our interactive savings calculator for a quick snapshot of your potential savings, then refine your system selections online or work with a Solar Specialist to customize a proposal that will provide your exact system savings.

How much does it cost?

The cost of a RooflessSolar system can range from $0 to competitive per kW rates comparable to rooftop systems in your area.

The variation depends on the available options in your market, your system size and the individualized system selections. To determine the system size and price for your home, try our online savings calculator/proposal generator or call and speak with a Solar Specialist.

How does it work?

Clean Energy Collective builds a RooflessSolar array within your utility’s service territory. You make the decision to participate in the locally available RooflessSolar program.

Then, as power is produced by the RooflessSolar array, power is transferred to your local utility’s grid and distributed to customers across the territory. You, as a participant in the program, receive credit on your electric bill for the power produced by your system located within the array.

What is the Payback Period?

The average payback rate of a RooflessSolar system will vary from 4-8%, but will be fixed and detailed in your personal proposal.

The payback period can range from as few as 5 years to 15 years, at which point your net savings will escalate rapidly over the remainder of the program. Variations in payback are determined by utility bill credit rates, available rebates, financing rates and system development costs.

Are there any ongoing maintenance fees?

No. All maintenance, service, and insurance is paid for by Clean Energy Collective.

CEC handles all operations and maintenance of the RooflessSolar array. In maintaining the system, we monitor production, file any necessary claims against equipment warranties, and replace otherwise damaged equipment.

Is financing available?

Yes! Financing is available.

Depending on the RooflessSolar options in your area, financing options can range from $0 down/instant savings programs to competitive long-term lending solutions designed to maximize your savings over the life of the program. Use the savings calculator/proposal generator to learn about the available options in your area.

Do I have to maintain anything?

No. RooflessSolar is 100% maintained by CEC.

CEC performs all of the maintenance and provides a warranty, so you don’t have to worry about any maintenance or repair!

How is it different than Rooftop Solar?

It's out of sight and out of mind!

Many homes and businesses are not ideal for the installation of traditional rooftop solar for reasons including shading limitations, shared rooftop ownership, structural issues, accessibility for maintenance, HOA limitations, etc. Because RooflessSolar is not located on your property, any electric customers – even renters - can participate regardless of these limitations. RooflessSolar is ideally sited and oriented towards the sun, ensuring optimal solar production with commercial grade equipment.

What if I move?

Don't worry. We have you covered!

This is one of the many benefits of RooflessSolar. Because the system is not located on your roof or property, you can move within your utility’s service territory and transfer the benefits of the system to your new location. If you move outside your utility’s service territory, you can transfer or sell participation to another utility customer within the market.

What are the available tax benefits?

Despite not being located on your home or property, RooflessSolar provides all the tax benefits traditionally associated with rooftop solar.

In most markets, the federal tax credit for solar has already been leveraged in the financing and development of the array and is passed on to you, the consumer, in the form of a discounted system price - eliminating the need to file as an individual.

In select markets you will need to file for your federal tax credits individually. Your Solar Specialist will provide instructions on how to do this, however we do advise you speak with your personal tax consultant to ensure the maximum benefit.

Will I still have a power bill?

Yes. Your power bill stay.

Your bill will reflect your power usage charges, fixed utilities fees, bill credits derived from power your system produces and a final balance. Depending on your system size and program parameters, you may owe nothing, a few fixed fees, or a higher amount if you’re only offsetting a portion of your power usage.



Keep track of your solar savings

With MyOwnCleanEnergy™ you have 24/7 access to your RooflessSolar system, providing realtime production performance and instant savings reports. All at your fingertips!

  • Production monitoring
  • On-bill crediting
  • Report generation
  • Environmental footprint
  • Message Center
  • Live alerts
  • Current forecast
  • Mobile/Desktop access

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