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Energy Resources for State and Local Governments

GRID Alternatives: Solar Programs in Underserved Communities

The nonprofit GRID Alternatives partners with a variety of public, community, utility, and other organizations with a goal of helping low-income communities access the benefits of solar technology. Its model seeks to address common barriers to solar deployment in single-family, multifamily, and community solar settings, as well as to support solar job training for community members. As a result, thousands of low-income residents have been able to lower their energy costs and thousands more have received job training related to solar installations.

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