Underserved Markets

Issues unique to less accessible market segments, such as lower income communities that are more likely to be renters, live in multi-family units, and have difficulty financing a project.

Power for All: promoting energy access


Empower House: Community-Based Sustainable Living


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


Using the Sun to Pay the Bills


Building a community through architectural exchange | Jonathan Dessi Olive | TEDxPenn


Solar 101

How can I go solar if I don't have a suitable roof?

Many homeowners who want to invest in solar energy believe that putting solar on the roof is not a practical option because their roof may be improperly oriented, shaded by trees, or have limited s

Residential solar

Can public energy assistance funding be used for low-income solar?

There are a number of energy assistance programs already in place at the federal, state, and local levels designed to help low-income households afford their energy bills.

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How many low-income households could benefit from solar?

Well-designed and implemented solar investment programs can bring permanent wealth into low-income communities by becoming a source of local, living-wage jobs and empowering families with a tangibl