Illinois Solar Leasing

Lease your land in Illinois for clean energy!

Work With Us

Monetize your property by hosting a community solar project.

Earn Passively

Earn long-term lease payments on your land (minimum 10 acres) that might otherwise go unmonetized by building a ground-mount solar project.

Protect the Planet

Help protect the planet for future generations by adding 100% renewable energy to the electrical grid.

Save on Energy

You and your community have the option to subscribe to the system and save 10%+ on electricity rates.

One-Stop Partners

Our team is your single point of contact from start to finish. Integrity and open communication guide our relationships with partners every step of the way.

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Frequently Asked Questions

UGE is 100% responsible for all costs and work associated with the project. You will never pay for anything, and instead, will earn lease payments in exchange for hosting the project. UGE is responsible for all work, every step of the way, including permitting, development, construction, and associated property taxes for the full lifecycle of the project, and when the time comes, we are responsible for decommissioning the project.

Currently, we are only able to develop solar projects in the following utility territories: Ameren and ComEd.

Lease rates vary quite a bit based on the city, county, and utility territory where your property sits, as well as the specific characteristics of your property. In order to provide an estimate lease rate, we’ll need to complete a quick feasibility analysis for your property. Just fill out the form on this page to get started!

Community solar projects, also known as solar farms, solar gardens, solar parks, or solar fields, are areas of land, commercial rooftops, or carport canopies containing interconnected solar panels that harvest large amounts of solar energy at once. Community solar projects are designed for mid- to large-scale solar energy generation that feeds directly into the grid, as opposed to individual solar panels that usually power a single home or building.

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Transition to renewable energy by hosting a solar project,
subscribing to a project, or co-developing a project with us.