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Solar Co-Op

Two Solar Co-Op Opportunities offered in Garrett County! 

1. FREE Solar Co-Op Expanding Solar Use in Garrett County

The Friendsville Renewable Energy Effort (FREE) is actively signing up homeowners who would like to go solar!  FREE is working with local contractors who are providing affordable solar energy generation systems in Garrett County.  
Questions?  See the FREE webpage or:
Contact Rob Smith 301-746-5625 or email

2. Mountain Maryland Solar Co-Op 

Any citizen interested in adding solar to their energy mix is encouraged to attend an informational session about the newly forming Mountain Maryland Solar Co-Op:
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
City Place, 14 S. Water Street, Frostburg, MD
Neighbors across Western Maryland can join a solar co-op to save money and make going solar easier while building a network of solar supporters. 
Local non-profit, MD SUN has helped organize half a dozen solar co-ops in Maryland in the last two years. Benefits of joining a solar co-op include:
  • Save up to 20% off the cost of going solar
  • Get help from the co-op throughout the process
  • Size your system to fit your needs and budget
Click here to see or print an event flyer to share. 
To learn more and register for the information session, visit:


Email: or call:  240-­334-­7720