Provides an overview of tools, resources, and models for developing low-income energy efficiency and renewable energy programs, including community solar.
Considers the roles utilities can and should play in making solar available for low-income households and underserved communities.
Provides guidance for creating community solar programs that promote racial and economic equity.
Primer from the National Association of State Energy Officials outlines policy options to advance community solar in the low- and moderate-income market.
Provides information and tools for policymakers, regulators, utilities, shared renewable energy developers, program administrators and others to support shared renewables programs specifically designed for LMI individuals.
Draws from the literature and from interviews with representatives from LMI solar developers and state community solar programs to provide experience on LMI community solar design.
Provides an overview of barriers to solar access for low-income customers, underlying principles for successful programs, existing policy tools, and examples of state and local models that have successfully improved access.
$45 million program that funds utility-owned PV system installations on low- to moderate-income housing, multifamily housing, and non-residential properties.
Three MW of community solar generation on Con Edison’s property for the benefit of customers participating in the low-income affordability program.
Demonstration Project was designed to help reduce energy burden for over 300 low-income households.