Benefits of Solar Projects for the Local Community

We’re Silicon Ranch, a solar developer, owner, and operator that brings a number of benefits to communities across North America: low-cost and clean energy, economic growth and development, and dedicated partnerships they can count on for the long-term. Solar projects offer sustainable, low-cost energy to commercial, industrial, and residential customers, but the value for the community doesn’t stop there.

Here are some of the primary ways that solar energy projects can benefit communities:


Solar is reliable and cost-effective to help keep rates low, and it drives capital investment and generates meaningful tax revenues.

Economic Development

Solar helps meet the sustainability goals of large and small businesses and supports industrial recruitment by demonstrating that the region meets the business requirements of the modern economy with cutting-edge infrastructure.


Solar produces zero emissions and has zero water consumption needs. Our holistic land management approach can revitalize soils, restore grassland ecosystems, increase biodiversity, sequester carbon, and improve water quality.

Short- and Long-Term Jobs

The majority of hiring for solar energy projects is done locally, when possible, adding a significant number of construction jobs.

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