Park Community Solar LLC has approved its Operating
Agreement among members
as a private membership
organization. We are grateful for the Pro Bono service of Carolyne
Gaudet of Steptoe & Johnson LLP in providing our Operating
Agreement. We would also like to thank Andrew M. Tucker of the firm
Andrews Kurth LLP for providing the Subscription Agreement for individuals
to join our limited partnership.
On April 14, 2010, we signed the
Energy Generation System Engineering, Procurement and Construction Agreement
with Standard Solar to install the solar generating system. We
have worked closely with our Host, the Church of the Brethren, assisted by Standard
Solar in writing the
PPA was finalized and signed April 25, 2010 by representatives of the Church and
The Church of the Brethren executed an Interconnection
Agreement with Pepco September 7, 2010 as a Small Generator Facility.
On November 23, 2010, the Maryland Public Service Commission approved UPCS LLC's
application as a Tier 1 , Level 2 Solar Renewable
Energy Facility which allows the LLC to sell Solar Renewable Energy
Certificates in the PJM-GATS market.
UP Community Solar LLC had enlisted the help of the
Intellectual Property Legal Resource Center (“MIPLRC”) at the
beginning of our solar endeavor. The
MIPLRC is an educational program whose primary mission is to train University of
Maryland law students by providing them with an opportunity to participate
directly in the representation of clients under the close and regular
supervision of an experienced licensed attorney. We would like to thank
them for their assistance.
All of the above documents are available on request should
other groups or communities wish to copy our model.
UPCS 2011 Annual Report.pdf
University Park Community Solar LLC Annual 2012 Report.
2013 Annual Report
Annual Report/University Park Community Solar LLC Annual 2014 Report.pdf
2015 annual report
To read a Michigan comparative analysis of various types of community solar
Another study that includes an analysis of our model along
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