Post Tagged with: "low-income"

Groups urge New York State for more low-income solar options

Groups urge New York State for more low-income solar options

July 2, 2018 at 8:11 am 0 comments

The Million Solar Strong Campaign, a movement of leading industry, environmental, clean energy and community organizations, was joined by Brooklyn Councilman Antonio Reynoso to urge New York State and Governor Cuomo to support more solar for low-income households. The group came together to tour one of the most successful localRead More

Install Inequality: Nearly half of U.S. residential rooftop solar potential is currently out of reach

Install Inequality: Nearly half of U.S. residential rooftop solar potential is currently out of reach

June 18, 2018 at 11:30 am 0 comments

One of the largest barriers to solar adoption on a wide scale is the wealth gap, and it will require more problem-solving than a mandate to overcome it. A new report released by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) shows that nearly half (42 percent) of all the United States’Read More

Solar wealth gap: New reports show size of low-income solar market, solutions to boost installs

Solar wealth gap: New reports show size of low-income solar market, solutions to boost installs

April 23, 2018 at 10:46 am Comments are Disabled

Something that’s not talked about enough: one of the largest barriers to solar adoption and a game-changing move into a distributed generation future is the wealth gap. A new report released by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) shows that nearly half of all the United States’ residential rooftop solarRead More

Partnership between Clean Energy Group, Geli to focus on solar+storage for low-income communities

Partnership between Clean Energy Group, Geli to focus on solar+storage for low-income communities

May 23, 2017 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

Clean Energy Group, a national, nonprofit organization, will work with the energy storage control and monitoring software company, Geli, to help bring the benefits of solar PV with battery storage technologies to more low-income and otherwise disadvantaged communities. Using Geli’s new online energy storage and solar+storage design and assessment tool,Read More

Resilient Power Project — a pilot program to install solar+storage in low-income communities

Resilient Power Project — a pilot program to install solar+storage in low-income communities

March 30, 2017 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

Seven community-based nonprofits and affordable housing developers have been selected to receive grants from Clean Energy Group’s Resilient Power Leadership Initiative, as part of the Resilient Power Project, to build their organizational capacity on the benefits of solar and energy storage (solar+storage) technologies. The Resilient Power Project, a joint initiativeRead More

How to make solar+storage accessible for low-income communities

How to make solar+storage accessible for low-income communities

February 3, 2017 at 1:50 pm Comments are Disabled

How to make renewable energy technologies like solar PV and battery storage more accessible to low-income communities is detailed in a breakthrough report released today by The Kresge Foundation and prepared by the nonprofit Clean Energy Group. The report contains a comprehensive set of recommendations for foundation investment strategies thatRead More

How the EPA’s Clean Energy Incentive Program could boost solar participation

How the EPA’s Clean Energy Incentive Program could boost solar participation

November 2, 2016 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Energy Incentive Program, a voluntary program that rewards states for certain renewable energy and energy efficiency measures taken in the years leading up to the start of the Clean Power Plan compliance period, has the potential to really move the needle with solar adoption,Read More