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.
The legacy of systemic racism means many companies still start from behind when competing for financing.
As the program ends, private solar lending will continue but low-income homeowners may be left behind.
Public charging stations are most heavily concentrated in the city’s more affluent neighborhoods, while many communities on the South and West side have none.
Hampton Roads Transit’s six electric buses will be deployed on the state’s busiest transit route, between Norfolk and Virginia Beach.