The sizable up-front cost of solar has long been a challenging hurdle. So has rooftop siting –roofs are often shaded, in the wrong orientation, not owned by the people who live there, or otherwise unable to host a solar system. What if we could overcome both of these obstacles with one solution—one local solution? A Colorado credit union and solar company might have figured this out.
Shared Solar Financing Goes Local
SunShot Opportunities: Weigh In and Mark Your Calendars!
The Energy Department’s SunShot Initiative has just announced two new opportunities for solar energy stakeholders to get involved in SunShot’s work.
Location, Location, Location: How much does it matter for shared solar participants?
By Laurel Passera, Erica Schroeder McConnell and Joe Wiedman Across the country, shared solar programs and facilities are creating pathways for new groups of customers to participate in local solar generation. But just how much does that “local” aspect matter?…
Shared Solar Webinar 6/26: New Model Rules & State Updates
The majority of Americans – including renters and commercial tenants – can’t put solar on their own property. How do we connect those customers with the clean energy they want? Shared renewable energy programs allow multiple customers to share the…