Massachusetts-based Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA), a national, nonprofit coalition of public agencies and organizations working together to advance clean energy, has taken an in-depth look at successful and promising policies and programs that can be used to bring the benefits of solar to low-income consumers. “Bringing the Benefits of Solar Energy to Low-Income Consumers” , a guide authored by Bentham Paulos of PaulosAnalysis, outlines the obstacles that low-income households face in accessing solar power and provides a detailed overview of strategies that policymakers and government agencies can use to encourage low-income solar adoption.
Solaris Technology Industry, Inc., announced this week it has added a series of new solar energy brands to its renewable energy portfolio for purchase through www.solaris-shop.com, focusing on serving a wider market of off-grid customers seeking various solar energy products for their boat, RV, home, and business among other sites that could benefit from turning to photovoltaic energy sources.
Ecolibrium Solar, a leading supplier of PV solar racking solutions for rooftop installations, has signed a lease for a new, larger facility in Boulder, Colorado. With this move, Ecolibrium is expanding its engineering and R&D capabilities. In addition, this move creates a larger space to support customer focused events, training and creates room for the growing Ecolibrium team.
The U.S. Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA), a national nonprofit organization, has received a $1.73 million award under the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) SunShot Initiative to help Connecticut, the District of Columbia, Minnesota, New Mexico, Oregon, and Rhode Island increase solar power adoption by low- and moderate-income (LMI) residents.