Californian homes to be provided with free solar panels

A new plan in California will bring free solar power to disadvantaged neighborhoods. While there are already many government incentives in the state of California to encourage the use of solar power among residents, a new plan will result in free solar panels being installed on the rooftops of homes of some of the state’s low-income homeowners, saving each of these residents hundreds of dollars in electrical costs, annually. Solar energy continues to be an expensive home improvement. According to a 2013 study by the Center for American Progress, a…

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Non-profit group expands availability of solar energy

Group works to bring solar energy to low-income communities As renewable energy becomes less expensive, homeowners are beginning to look for ways to take advantage of the economic benefits that clean power offers. Solar energy has become one of the most attractive options for homeowners, but many have found that they cannot afford conventional solar energy systems. This is where non-profit groups like GRID Alternatives come into play. GRID Alternatives is working to make solar energy more accessible to low-income communities in order to increase the adoption of clean power.…

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