Affordable Solar Power for Tenants
Access clean energy while renting an apartment or commercial space.
Going Solar as a Renter
Switching to solar power is one of the best decisions you can make for your budget and for the planet. Historically, only property owners have been able to take advantage of the economic and environmental benefits associated with clean energy — until now.
New energy laws in Switzerland allow tenants to join together and adopt solar power for their homes or workplaces. Younergy is at the forefront of this movement and ready to guide you through the process.
Transforming Your Building Into a Solar Community
A self-consumption community (also known as an ZEV – “Zusammenschluss zum Eigenverbrauch”) is a building or complex that hosts a solar energy system for shared use by its tenants. Thanks to a recent change to Swiss energy laws, community members can opt into an ZEV to access the solar electricity produced on their own roof.
The Younergy team is helping tenants all over Switzerland to adopt clean energy, guiding them each step of the way. Read on to learn how we assist renters in going solar.
By Your Side Throughout the Process
Younergy’s team of experts will lead you through the formation and management of a self-consumption community. Once your neighbors and landlord have agreed to go solar, simply contact Younergy and let us handle the rest!
We will conduct a thorough analysis of your building and its energy needs to determine the technical feasibility and potential financial benefits you can achieve with solar power. With this information, we will develop and present to you a customized solution that includes:
Estimate of energy bill savings with an OCC
Technology recommendations from our robust portfolio of components
Breakdown of administrative requirements in your municipality
Cost savings through access to cheaper solar power from your own roof
Higher self-consumption of solar power equates to less feedback into the grid for remuneration at low rates
Reduction of environmental footprint by slashing CO2 production
Tailored recommendations on solar modules and additional components
System integration and configuration, as well as connection to the grid
Swift, reliable construction for minimum disruption to your home or business
Monitoring of electricity production and consumption
Hassle-free system diagnostics and maintenance
How Much Does It Cost?
Younergy’s solar solution for tenants is the easiest way for renters to participate in the clean energy revolution, while also delivering benefits to the property owner. With our proven financial model, neither you nor the landlord are responsible for system ownership or operation – you simply pay for a portion of the electricity it generates!
Contact our clean energy experts today to get an in-depth look at our solar solutions and how they can benefit tenants and property owners.
System Management and Billing
Your self-consumption community can determine whether Younergy or one of our trusted energy control partners will assume control over the management and billing aspects of your system. No matter which path you choose, we ensure you will receive hassle-free, responsible service at all times.
Regular communication with community members
Routine billing based on electricity consumption
Personalized customer support
*Performed by Younergy or a trusted energy control partner.
You have the power to transform your community into a clean energy powerhouse! Get the ball rolling today to realize the economic and environmental benefits of solar energy.
Frequently Asked Questions
I would like to form a self-consumption community (ZEV) with my neighbors. How do I start?
How much will my solar electricity cost?
How does billing work?
How long does installation take?
Will my building be without power during the installation?
Can I leave or opt out of the self-consumption community?
- when demand for market access exists (consumption greater than 100,000 kWh / year).
- when the property owner fails to provide access to secure electricity supply.
- when the OCC charges an unjustified price.