29 Jan '15, 9pm

Big @UtilitySolar & @energy collaboration to spread community solar

Big @UtilitySolar & @energy collaboration to spread community solar

A $705,830 competitive award from the Department of Energy’s SunShot Initiative will allow the Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) to launch a groundbreaking research initiative aimed at accelerating the spread of community solar energy programs across the country. Drawing on expertise from utilities, solar developers, nonprofits and other organizations, the project will develop easily adaptable models for community solar program design and marketing to help utilities and other developers stand up more of these locally sited installations. The SEPA study is one of 15 projects receiving a competitive award as part of SunShot's Solar Market Pathways program. White House gives a shot-out to Solar Market Pathways projects here. “Say ‘community solar’ and — depending on where you are — the term could have different meanings,” said Becky Campbell, SEPA’s Senior Manager of Re...

Full article: http://www.solarelectricpower.org/utility-solar-blog/2015...

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