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Learn about Give-A-Ray

Give-A-Ray℠ is a new solar offer designed to increase access to solar energy in your community and is made possible by Illinois Solar for All. This offer is only available to income eligible residents in the Ogle and Winnebago communities. Give-A-Ray offers the opportunity to take advantage of community solar – without paying any subscription fees. Customers can save on average $250 annually on their energy bills!

Program Details

Give-A-Ray is designed to give more customers access to community solar, a "farm" of solar panels owned and operated by a community solar developer. With community solar, you can earn bill credits without installing a private energy solar system at your property. Watch the video below to see how community solar works:


Video Transcript

Nexamp, a community solar developer, is partnering with ComEd for this Rockford solar project so that income eligible customers with an active ComEd account can take advantage of a community solar project without paying the usual subscription fees.

Please send an email to to receive updates when the enrollment period will begin. Enrollment will be limited to first come, first serve. Participation is free, and eligible customers can earn credits on 75% of their average annual energy usage. Savings on average is $20.83 per month, or $250 annually. Bill credits are applied to monthly electricity bills.


Residential customers with an active ComEd account who: 

  • Live in the Winnebago and Ogle communities
  • At or below 80% area median income
  • Not an active participant in the following programs:
    • Percentage of Income Payment Plan (PIPP)
    • Supplemental Arrearage Reduction Program (SARP)
  • Have a past due balance at the time of subscription enrollment

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