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July 8, 2016 - by Clean Energy States Alliance

Directory of State Clean Energy Programs and Policies for Low-Income Residents

This document surveys current and planned state activities that seek to bring the benefits of clean energy to low-income residents and communities. It focuses primarily on clean energy generation, but also covers some energy-efficiency initiatives. It does not include low-income weatherization programs. Read more »

Project: Clean Energy for Low-Income Communities, Sustainable Solar Education Project

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October 14, 2015 - by Clean Energy Group

Resilience for Free: How Solar+Storage Could Protect Multifamily Affordable Housing from Power Outages at Little or No Net Cost

The report concludes that with the right market structures and incentives, solar+storage systems can provide a positive economic return on par with energy efficiency or stand-alone solar. Read more »

Project: Clean Energy for Low-Income Communities, Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership, Resilient Power, Adaptation & the Role of States

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July 17, 2015 - by Warren Leon, CESA Executive Director

Op-ed: President Obama’s Low-Income Solar Initiative

CESA Executive Director Warren Leon discusses President Obama’s Low-Income Solar Initiative with altenergymag.com. Read more »

Project: Clean Energy for Low-Income Communities, States Advancing Solar

Reports pdf (1.8 MB)

February 12, 2014 - by Robert G. Sanders, Lewis Milford, CEG

CEG Report - Clean Energy for Resilient Communities

A report prepared for the Abell Foundation by CEG on how solar and energy storage can protect cities from power outages and create resilient communities. Read more »

Project: Clean Energy for Low-Income Communities, Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership, Resilient Power, Adaptation & the Role of States, States Advancing Solar

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January 1, 2009 - by CESA

Massachusetts Renewable Energy Trust: Solar Energy for Green Affordable Housing

Summary case study of the Massachusetts Renewable Energy Trust awarded the 2009 SLICE award. Read more »

Project: Clean Energy for Low-Income Communities, State Leadership in Clean Energy

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February 1, 2006 - by Peregrine Energy Group, Inc. and Clean Energy Group

Strategies to Foster Solar Energy & Advanced Efficiency Housing in Affordable Multi-Family Homes

This Program Guide describes how state clean energy programs, in partnership with state housing agencies, can advance the use of clean energy technologies in low-income residential housing. Read more »

Project: Clean Energy for Low-Income Communities, Resilient Power, Adaptation & the Role of States

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May 3, 2004 - by Garrett Fitzgerald, Mark Bolinger and Ryan Wiser, LBNL.

Low-Income Renewable Energy Programs: A Survey of State Clean Energy Funds

This survey reviews efforts by CESA member clean energy funds to promote the use of renewable energy technologies in low-income residential buildings or communities. Only programs specifically targeting low-income applications are covered. Funds providing support to low-income households for other purposes (e.g., weatherization programs) fall outside the scope of this survey, as do programs offered by non CESA member funds. Read more »

Project: Clean Energy for Low-Income Communities