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  • We use profits from innovative energy ventures to support a just and equitable clean energy transition.

    Citizens Energy has been at the forefront of using renewable energy to benefit frontline communities.

  • JOE-4-SUN is now in New York!

    We’re opening a low-income community solar site in Albany.

    Eligible households can sign up now to save up to 20% on their electric bills at no cost and with no installation.

Who We Are

Committed to climate and community. 

Citizens Energy Corporation was founded by former U.S. Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy II in 1979 to make life's basic needs more affordable. In the past 43 years, we have provided over $600 million in charitable benefits through our profits from dozens of successful businesses.

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Charitable Programs

From heating shelters to lowering the price of subscription medication, we reinvest in our global host communities to make sure no one is left out in the cold.

  • As a strategic partner with Vineyard Wind 1, Citizens Energy uses a revolving loan fund to make energy efficiency upgrades in multi-family housing.

    Revolving Loan Fund

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  • JOE-4-SUN is a non-profit assistance program lowering electricity costs for thousands of households across Massachusetts and New York.


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  • Citizens Imperial Valley Solar is the largest low-income community solar project in the country, serving 12,000 households annually.

    Imperial Valley Solar

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  • Citizens Energy uses profits from a transmission line to provide electric vehicles to Native American health centers, charitable organizations and social service agencies in San Diego County.

    Electric Vehicles

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  • The Shelter Heat program provides warmth to facilities that house homeless individuals and families.

    Shelter Heat

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Our Industries

We own and operate solar, battery storage, microgrid and transmission projects from coast to coast.

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