A weeklong boot camp in Union Hill, Virginia, trained 10 area residents on the basics of installing rooftop solar.
“We want environmental justice to become part of every breath we’re taking as a movement,” the Virginia Interfaith Power & Light director says.
Applications are now open for Illinois’ Solar for All program meant to spur projects for underserved residents.
Among the barriers: privacy protections that make it hard to site projects that qualify for low-income incentives.
Chart House Energy founder says the benefits of hiring and training local workers outweigh the added cost and effort.