The unique model would put utility bill savings from solar installation into a fund to help residents cover expenses such as medical bills or college tuition.
A recent report shows that renters, lower-income residents and non-English speakers are less likely to benefit from the state’s widely praised energy conservation program.
A recent report draws attention to the extreme energy burden facing hundreds of low-income and people of color in the community.
Programs should recognize realities faced by Black Americans and other minorities, advocates add.
Black Americans and other minorities are more at risk for disconnections, add-on utility fees, inefficient housing and more.