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Community Solar Educational Program

Complimentary Community Solar Workshops for Your Organization or Business

Community solar is increasing in popularity across the U.S. with programs in over 20 states. To help communities and businesses understand the benefits and unlock government grants, we’ve created cost-free online educational workshops. These come at no cost to you and the purpose is to provide information relevant to your needs.


Workshop Packages for Community Solar

We currently offer two options for community solar workshops. The shorter version covers the fundamentals of community solar and the second option lays out a custom community solar solution.

Option 1:
Fundamentals of Community Solar

We cover the basics of community solar in your state with information on the benefits, evaluating different program offerings, and what to expect when signing up.

Included in your Workshop Package:

  • Live online session hosted through Zoom, either by invite only or open to the public.
  • Recording of the session available two business days after the session
  • Marketing collateral to share with your audience, such as email copy, images and graphics, brochure, and social posts.

Length: 30 minutes

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Option 2:
Custom Community Solar Session

We tailor the community solar session to your business, community or organization. In this session, we go into more depth with incentives you can receive, financial benefits, and a recommended energy plan that evaluates community solar against your needs.

Included in your Workshop Package:
Everything in the Fundamentals package plus:

  • Discovery Call
  • Custom Energy Report

Length: 60 minutes or your choice

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Your Dedicated Community Solar Expert

Along with our workshops, we provide full access to our community solar expert, Ethan McSpurren. Ethan has been working with businesses, municipalities, as well as individual subscribers to answer their questions and onboard them to our community solar programs.

Ethan McSpurren

Business Development Representative



We can get you started with community solar, hassle-free. If you would like to reach out to a member of our community solar team, please email us at subscribe@oyarenewables.com or call us at +1 716-218-4350

Community Solar Resources

Take a deep dive into all things community solar with OYA Renewables’ curated list of resources.

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