Community Solar Farms in Wells, Maine

Ampion connects people with community solar gardens in Wells, Maine to help protect the environment while saving money!

With no upfront costs and nothing to install, joining a community solar farm in Wells, Maine is the easiest way for you to benefit from solar energy while fighting climate change..

Our mission is to make it easy for everyone to access clean, renewable energy.

How Does Community Solar Work?

Join a Community Solar Farm Serving Wells, Maine

We will review your annual electricity usage and assign you a share of a local community solar garden serving Wells, Maine. We will then communicate to your utility company that you will be receiving a portion of the solar garden’s production each month.

Receive Credits On Your Electric Bill

Your portion of power will be received as “solar energy credits”.

Our solar energy credits will appear on your electric bill to offset the final balance you owe your utility.

Save Money & Protect The Environment

After you receive your monthly credits, you’ll receive a bill from us for your subscription. We’ll charge you at a discount based on your credits’ value. You’ll save an estimated 10% of your annual electricity costs.

When you join a solar farm in Wells, Maine with Ampion, you can always view your solar production, cost savings, and environmental impact with our online portal.

Find answers to frequently asked questions about solar farms and the billing process on our Solar Farm FAQ and Billing Process FAQ pages here.

Wells, Maine

Wells is the 3rd oldest town in Maine and features four miles of beaches. It is home to the National Estuarine Research Reserve called Wells Reserve at Laudholm Farms that protects 2,250 acres of salt marshes, freshwater wetlands, beaches, dunes, forests, and fields and the Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge that protects 3,600 acres of marshes and estuaries essential for migratory birds.

In November 2020, the Town of Wells issued an Request for Proposal seeking a solar power purchase agreement that will be selected and approved no later than March 2021. The Wells Sanitary District’s 120 KW solar array began operation in 2017 and powers the town’s wastewater treatment facility.

In 2019, Maine became the 21st state to pass community solar and other renewable legislation that encourages development of renewable energy projects and increases access to community solar and other renewables for all businesses and residents, regardless of the type of building or home you are in. Available programs that provide opportunities to participate in local renewable energy are detailed at Maine Green Power. To find out more about solar power in Maine, visit Natural Resources Council of Maine. To find out about energy efficiency incentives, visit Efficiency Maine.

Facts about Wells, Maine:

  • Area: 73.61 sq mi
  • Population: 10,544
  • Incorporated: 1653
  • County: York

List of Electric Utilities in Wells, Maine: