Millions of Americans Stand to Benefit From Targeted Low-Income Solar Policies

By [email protected] There are 6 million affordable housing units and 22 million households defined as low-income in the United States. Bringing solar to these homes stands to benefit many Americans — but experts say it isn’t easy.

The falling cost of solar equipment and increased scale of the industry have created opportunities for solar to provide financial relief, stable employment, and improved environmental health in underserved communities. But these communities also face a unique set of challenges, according a new report from Grid Alternatives, Vote Solar and the Center for Social Inclusion.

The Low-Income Solar Policy Guide (PDF), released this week, shows how targeted

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