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Kresge Foundation makes a $3 million commitment to solar + storage development in disadvantaged communities

Kresge Foundation makes a $3 million commitment to solar + storage development in disadvantaged communities

January 16, 2020 at 8:30 am 0 comments

The Kresge Foundation, Clean Energy Group (CEG) and New York City Energy Efficiency Corporation (NYCEEC) announced groundbreaking $3.3 million commitment this week – through a Kresge loan guarantee and connected grants – to accelerate the market development of solar PV plus battery storage (solar+storage) technologies in historically underserved communities. TheRead More

Solar with Justice report shows the solar policies, projects that most benefit under-served communities

Solar with Justice report shows the solar policies, projects that most benefit under-served communities

December 16, 2019 at 11:29 am 0 comments

Solar energy can reduce electricity costs and attract further investments, yet disadvantaged communities chronically lack access to the booming solar economy. Financing challenges, limited policy vehicles to support project development, and other obstacles put it out of reach of many working families. A new report takes an evaluative look at policiesRead More

Cool thing: Connecticut Green Bank makes intentional effort to boost solar energy in communities of color

Cool thing: Connecticut Green Bank makes intentional effort to boost solar energy in communities of color

May 22, 2019 at 9:04 am 1 comment

Connecticut is bucking a national trend of disparity when it comes to solar adoption among communities of color, according to figures released by the Connecticut Green Bank. The rise is due to Green Bank’s successful efforts to make solar energy more accessible and affordable for homeowners in communities of colorRead More

DOE’s Solar in Your Community Challenge shows how many cool strategies exist to deploy solar energy

DOE’s Solar in Your Community Challenge shows how many cool strategies exist to deploy solar energy

May 20, 2019 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

The Solar in Your Community Challenge is an awesome $5 million prize competition sponsored by the Department of Energy’s Solar Energy Technologies Office to incentivize the development of new approaches to expand access to solar energy. This year’s competition (from May 2017 to October 2018) resulted in some really cool approachesRead More