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Solar Rewards Community Developer Resources

Our Solar*Rewards Community® allows Xcel Energy customers to support solar energy without installing their own solar system. Through the program, Garden Operators own and interconnect a garden to the Xcel Energy electric grid, then sell or lease solar subscriptions to Xcel Energy customers. Before formally applying to the Solar*Rewards Community program, first:

Apply for a Solar Garden

Start your application

Both new and in-progress applications can be managed in the new portal.

If you would like to submit a Solar*Rewards Community application in Colorado, you can apply here.

 

Next steps after submitting your application

MNDIP Program Approval MNDIP Program Approval
MNDIP Initiate Application MNDIP Initiate Application
MNDIP Engineering Screen & Study MNDIP Engineering Screen & Study
Pre-MNDIP Step 5 Design and Construction Pre-MNDIP Step 5 Design and Construction
Pre-MNDIP Step 6 Document and Contract Submission Pre-MNDIP Step 6 Document and Contract Submission
Pre-MNDIP Step 7 Witness Testing & Application Completion Pre-MNDIP Step 7 Witness Testing & Application Completion
Pre-MNDIP Step 8 Active Garden Pre-MNDIP Step 8 Active Garden
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Energy Saving Tip

Energy-efficient appliances and light bulbs may cost a bit more up front, but they can save big money over the life of the product. Plus, some energy-efficient equipment may be eligible for rebates to offset the initial cost.

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Break Ground, Not the Law

Always call 811 before digging in your yard to avoid hitting buried gas or electric lines. Not only is it the safe thing to do, but it's the law.