Rockford Solar

Rockford, Illinois

Project Size of


on approximately 10 acres

Utility bill savings for over


low-income families in the Rockford Area

Trajectory developed Rockford Solar in conjunction with the City of Rockford and other local stakeholders, and the project was selected in the first round of the Illinois Solar for All program.  Nexamp is the long-term owner and operator of this system, which was completed in November 2021.

This project is bringing utility bill savings to over 500 low-income families in the Rockford Area and economic development to the environmental justice community the project is located in.

The Site: Horsman Quarry

Located within the 7th Ward, the Horsman Quarry is a filled quarry owned by the City of Rockford located within an Environmental Justice Community and Low-Income Census Tract. Unsuitable for other types of development, siting community solar on it allows it to bring multiple community benefits to the Rockford area.

Above image courtesy of Pepper Construction.