IS SOLAR RIGHT FOR ME? HOW TO SIGN UP SIGN UP TODAY!
The promise of tomorrow is reality today: Solar power is now a part of CoServ’s energy mix, and we are proud to be among the first electric co-ops in Texas to offer it. By purchasing blocks of solar energy from CoServ, Members have the advantage of no upfront costs, no long-term leases or contracts, and no maintenance or termination fees.
Click the buttons above to find out whether solar is right for you, learn how easy it is to sign up and then ... sign up! View CoServ Solar Station's production numbers by clicking on the button at right. Scroll down to view a video of its construction. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
| CoServ Solar Station, Krugerville, Texas|| || CoServ Truck Shed Solar Array, Corinth, Texas|
Built on the site of a former peanut farm, the CoServ Solar Station sits on 16 acres in Krugerville (Denton County). The 2 megawatt alternating-current array comprises 8,448 fixed-tilt solar panels, each expected to produce 473.4 kilowatt hours per year for a total of 3.9 million kWh.
The Solar Station is CoServ’s second array. In 2009, we installed a 95 kilowatt peak system on the roof of our truck shed at our corporate headquarters in Corinth. It produces about 136,000 kWh per year, serving about 2.5 percent of the kWh energy needs of our corporate facilities.
Under the direction of the CoServ Electric Board of Directors, we built the CoServ Solar Station with you in mind. We know that investing thousands of dollars in long-term contracts, leases or rooftop installations is not possible for many individual Members who are interested in a solar option, so when the opportunity became available, we jumped at it. And, we are pleased to offer you several viable rate options, which you can find here.
Implementing innovative ideas is our Vision and providing energy solutions, our Mission. That’s the power of cooperative membership.
April 2016 Denton Record-Chronicle: From peanuts to power
January 2016 Inside the Lines blog: NRECA's SUNDA group meets at CoServ, visits the CoServ Solar Station
November 2015 PDF: The CoServ Solar Station business model
October 2015 YouTube video: From Peanut Farm to Solar Farm: CoServ Solar Station
September 2015 Inside the Lines blog: CoServ Solar Station: 'It's a great form of clean energy'
September 2015 Inside the Lines blog: CoServ converts peanut farm into solar farm
September 2015 Inside the Lines blog: CoServ launches solar rate
June 2015 YouTube video: Time-lapse video of CoServ Solar Station construction (up in 35 seconds)
June 2015 Inside the Lines blog: First responders receive training at CoServ Solar Station
May 2015: Pinterest board | May Texas Co-op Power magazine
April 2015: YouTube video: Something NEW Under the Sun | Facebook photo album | YouTube video: CoServ Solar Station construction | Texas Co-op Power magazine: Something NEW under the sun
Is Solar Right for Me?
Below are three samples with comparative annual energy use to help you decide if solar is right for you.
Average Member Usage
Below Average Usage
Above Average Usage
(Residential rate is calculated using the Power Cost Recovery Factor from September 2015.)
Compare your family’s annual electricity use against our examples by logging into your online CoServ account.
How to Sign Up
Signing up for the solar rate is three easy steps away.
Hover over the person icon at CoServ.com's online account.
Click "Program Sign Up."
Now, more than ever, you have more ways to support renewable energy through CoServ.