Rooftop solar is one clean-energy solution that can help address the energy burden in low-income areas and communities of color. Research shows that most solar panels are found in majority-white communities, so even as solar use increases, not all communities can reap the cost-saving benefits on their energy bills. Additionally, various systemic barriers, like homeownership, the financial burden of installing panels and lack of solar education, are contributing to the problem. Read about how the collaboration between local governments and communities can support those most in need of rooftop solar.
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