Solar Archives

Community Solar and Affordable Multifamily

An Introduction

5 min read

The prospects are changing for combining solar energy production and affordable housing.

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The Case for Federal Advocacy

4 min read

I am often asked some version of the question, “Why bother” when it comes to advocacy on the federal level.

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Do You Have a Solar Strategy?

& 6 min read

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA) provides a broad range of new incentives to install solar energy equipment, many of which are available to Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) projects and some that are uniquely available for affordable housing.

Doing the Most With Solar

7 min read

Today’s solar power systems are cheaper to build and more efficient than ever.

Accessing Green Upgrades with EPA and HUD Funds 

3 min read

As we near the end of the year, federal agencies, including the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), are finalizing the design of Inflation Reduction Act (IRA)-created programs and releasing more and more of the funds.

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C-PACE Financing and Affordable Housing

4 min read

Given the recent focus on energy and climate policy nationally, as exemplified by the Inflation Reduction Act establishment of the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund and expansion of many clean energy and energy efficiency tax incentives, many multifamily property owners and developers are looking at greening their projects and including solar and energy efficiency improvements.