If you'd like to install a wind or solar generation system on your property, our team will walk you through the process of connecting it to the Bluebonnet grid. There are no additional charges as long as existing lines and transformers are used.
If you are interested in adding renewable energy sources to your monthly electric consumption from Bluebonnet, read more about Green Energy Rate.
· Click here to estimate the cost and energy production of potential renewable installations
· Learn more about Texas solar and area installers
· Click here for a 2019 presentation by the Texas Solar Energy Society on how solar works and choosing an installer
· Click here for Texas-specific information about renewable energy
· Learn more from energy.gov
Thank you for your interest in renewable energy. This section applies to renewable energy producers of less than 50 kW.
Below are links to the tariff, estimated schedule and forms required to begin the process of connecting your renewable energy system to the Bluebonnet distribution grid.
Items needed for connection:
While installation can be expensive, tax credits can help you reduce the cost of your wind or solar system.
You don’t have to install your own renewable energy system to include renewables as a source of your electricity. You can request our Green Energy Rate and we'll purchase your monthly energy from renewable wind power generated in West Texas.
The Bluebonnet Green Energy Rate is a half-cent more per kilowatt-hour (kWh) ($.005) than our regular rate. For a member using 1,000 kWh of electricity per month, that translates to an additional $5 per bill.
There are no activation or termination fees, and you can opt in or out at any time. The Green Energy Rate will go into effect at the beginning of your next billing cycle.
To opt in, contact us.
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