Renewable Energy / Solar

snow on rows of solar panelsLearning about renewable energy sources is something of interest to many of our members. While it may seem like just another topic of interest in the world of energy production, it can be valuable information for each of our members to know. By being an informed consumer, you are able to make decisions that are good for you, the environment, and your community.

As part of the Hoosier Energy network, RushShelby Energy has been adding renewable energy to our purchased power portfolio for a decade. We have also used wind and solar demonstration projects to serve as a valuable resource for our members.

Contact Us When Adding A Renewable Power System

RushShelby Energy currently partners with several members using distributed generation on our lines. If you are thinking about adding a renewable power system to your home, it is best to contact us early in the process. We can help you ask the right questions of vendors and dealers. Our engineering staff will also work with you to ensure a safe installation tied to our power grid.

Harnessing the Power of Renewables Resource

Experience has shown that solar generation is much more economical in our area than wind power. Harnessing the Power of Renewables is a resource designed to help you make a wise decision about adding a solar energy system to your home. While there’s no one-size-fits-all solar solution, this resource was created to help you figure out what’s best for you.

Harnessing the Power of Renewables Rooftop Solar Payback Calculator


Solar Timeline

Download the Solar Timeline (PDF)

Interconnection of Distributed Generation Agreement

Download the Agreement for Interconnection of Distributed Generation (PDF) and return it to our office.

Member-Owned Interconnection Application

Download the Operation of Member-Owned Small Power Generation Systems Interconnection Application (PDF)