SunShares Program

Simple. Affordable. Together.

Administered by the Business Council on Climate Change (BC3), the Bay Area SunShares Program pools the buying power of individual participants to get more competitive pricing from solar companies, making going solar easier and more affordable than ever for residents. 

2017 is the third year of participation for the City of Fremont as a SunShares outreach partner, helping local residents and employees access discounted pricing and resources to help them go solar and purchase zero emissions vehicles.

2017 Program Summary

Program Timeline


  • Late July: Vendors Selected
  • August 7: Registration Opens
  • November 10: Registration Closes
  • December 31: Contracts Signed
  • Spring 2017: Installations Completed

Program Vendors


2017 Outreach Partners

Communities

 
    Albany, Antioch, Berkeley, Brisbane, Burlingame, County of San Mateo, County of Santa Clara, Concord, Cupertino, Daly City, Dublin, Emeryville, Foster City, Fremont, Hayward, Lafayette, Menlo Park, Oakland, Palo Alto, Pinole, Piedmont, Portola Valley, Richmond, Redwood City, San Carlos, San Mateo, San Leandro, San Francisco, Walnut Creek.

Employers & Member Organizations

    Arup, Autodesk, Blue Shield of California, Genentech, Google, Oracle, NVIDIA, Salesforce, University of California San Francisco, United Airlines, US Green Building Council, VMware, Webcor Builders, Workday.
Residents, employees, and members of the participating communities and organizations can take advantage of the SunShares discounts, as well as friends and family! 

Bay Area SunShares Program Results

PROGRAM YEAR
SunShares 2015
SunShares 2016
Total SunShares Registration
627
1,817
     Fremont Registration
155
92
Total Solar PV Installations
169
144
     Fremont Solar PV Installations
47
24
Total kW Solar Installed
926 kW
732 kW
     Fremont kW Solar Installed
250 kW
130 kW

Interested in Learning More?

Visit Solar Resources and Clean & Electric Vehicles to learn more about solar electricity and clean vehicles. Then, sign up for the Fremont Green Challenge to calculate your savings potential by upgrades to these technologies!

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Note: While SunShares is offered to residents and employees living or working within the City of Fremont, the City does not endorse the selected solar contractor(s) or electric vehicle manufacturer(s). Any resident who enters into the SunShares program does so in his/her personal capacity and his/her own risk and expressly holds the SunShares partners including the City of Fremont harmless from any liability associated with his/her decision to participate in this program for services for his/her personal project.