• Federal and State Tax Credits

    Tax credits are a common form of incentive program, although one that is limited in its utility to low-income households. Making tax-based incentives work for low-income consumers requires availability of a refund option or third-party financing entity that can monetize the credit. ... [read more]
  • Rebates

    State and local rebate programs with specific focus or carve-outs for low-income participation, usually in the form of a higher rebate amount, have proven successful at expanding solar adoption in those communities.... [read more]
  • Solar/Renewable Energy Credits

    Some of the primary drivers of renewable energy development across the country, including projects that benefit low-income customers, have been state renewable electricity standards (RES) or renewable portfolio standards (RPS). Solar projects benefit from an RPS or RES because the value of their renewable energy production is monetized in... [read more]