A weeklong boot camp in Union Hill, Virginia, trained 10 area residents on the basics of installing rooftop solar.
The state’s property assessed clean energy law requires local governments to pass ordinances to establish the program.
“We want environmental justice to become part of every breath we’re taking as a movement,” the Virginia Interfaith Power & Light director says.
Virginia’s 2018 energy law requires the utility to spend $870 million on efficiency programs over the next decade.
Sun Tribe Solar worked with Charlottesville, Virginia, on a curriculum that’s opening doors to an often insular field.