02 Nov '16, 11am

New York’s ConEdison proposes rooftop solar for low-income customers https://t.co/HPA0MdemOW

New York’s ConEdison proposes rooftop solar for low-income customers https://t.co/HPA0MdemOW

The 'Shared Solar Pilot Programme' promises to give previously unattainable access to solar, as well as significant cost savings. Source: ConEdison New York utility ConEdison has proposed a pilot programme to provide rooftop solar to low-income customers, subject to approval by the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC). The plan aims to build commercial solar arrays on ConEdison company-owned building rooftops to provide clean, low-cost energy that could give access to a marginal sect that has little access to the state’s emerging rooftop solar market. The plan’s viability comes from its proposal to charge no upfront cost, thereby allowing users to grab savings of up to 7% of their monthly bill, or US$60 annually. The pilot programme is intended to run on an already established model known as community distributed generation (CDG), which the PSC initiated to open ...

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