Solar+Storage for Low- and Moderate-Income Communities: A Guide for States and Municipalities

March 13, 2017

by Todd Olinsky-Paul, Clean Energy States Alliance

cesa lmi ss reportThis guide seeks to provide state and municipal officials with information to develop effective solar and battery storage (solar+storage) policies and programs that benefit low- and moderate-income (LMI) communities. It explores a range of policy approaches that have been successfully employed and provides program examples from states that have made LMI access to these technologies a priority.

Webinar: Solar+Storage for Low- and Moderate-Income Communities (3/16/17) - Watch it here


This report and webinar were produced through CESA’s Sustainable Solar Education Project, which provides information and educational resources to help states and municipalities ensure that distributed solar electricity remains consumer friendly and benefits low- and moderate-income households. This project is funded through the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative’s Solar Training and Education for Professionals program.