Bringing the Benefits of Solar Energy to Low-Income Consumers

| May 5, 2017

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Bringing the Benefits of Solar Energy to Low-Income Consumers: A Guide for States & Municipalities is one of six program guides produced by the Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA) as part of its Sustainable Solar Education Project. The project aims to provide information and educational resources to help states and municipalities ensure that distributed solar electricity remains consumer-friendly and its benefits are accessible to low- and moderate-income households.

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