• How to Accelerate Solar Adoption for the Underserved

    19 days ago - By News Center

    Solar panels in a Richmond, California neighborhood.
    As rooftop solar prices have fallen, many households at all income levels can now save money by going solar. Nonetheless, low- and moderate-income households remain less likely to adopt solar than high-income households. So, researchers at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory set out to examine if certain policy and business models could improve adoption equity in terms of household income.
    In a new study published in Nature Energy, the Berkeley Lab researchers found that three of the five policy and business...
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