low income households

May 26, 2017
This week's Movers & Shakers covers both expansions into new territories and new business ventures. A long-term member of the Nevada Public Utilities Commission resigns, while the SEIA gains two new board members. Also, GRID Alternatives and Washington DC launch a new solar training programme for low-income residents.
May 18, 2017
News in Brief: NV Energy partners with CLEAResult for a low-income solar pilot programme, San Jose green lights California’s largest community choice programme, Crius Solar partners with Solar Alliance and Campbell's Soup gets a 4.4MW solar array.
April 28, 2017
The trend continues for expanding access for low-income households to go solar, as residential installer Sunrun extends its partnership with GRID Alternatives, the nation’s largest non-profit solar installer.
April 24, 2017
In celebration of Earth Week, Massachusetts governor Charlie Baker announced six separate programmes to promote clean energy and energy efficiency, with a focus on solar energy.
April 21, 2017
Whilst this claim that 'solar is for the rich' has previously never been supported by any data-based analysis, a new report by GTM Research and PowerScout could suggest that there may be some truth in this.
March 22, 2017
In a move to expand solar access to more Nevadans, senator Mo Denis has introduced community solar bill SB392.
February 7, 2017
As California’s municipal utilities are rapidly reaching their 5% net metering caps, the scope for residential solar becomes a harder sell.
February 2, 2017
US news in brief: A pair of bills expand Nebraskan community solar, Texas utility CPS Energy expands its residential and commercial solar rebate programme by US$15 million, and GRID Alternatives receives a US$2 million grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation to continue expanding its work in low-income solar access.
November 2, 2016
New York utility ConEdison has proposed a pilot programme to provide rooftop solar to low-income customers, subject to approval by the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC).
July 20, 2016
Yesterday, the Obama Administration announced the Clean Energy Savings For All Initiative; a collaboration between the Department of Energy (DOE), Housing and Urban Development and other departments to expand access to solar across the nation, and in particular, in low-and-moderate income communities.

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