The webinar discusses how Community Action can leverage solar energy to maximize impact in rural communities.
While low-income communities have not been included in most of the deployment of clean energy technology, Greater Bergen CAA in Hackensack, NJ has developed an award-winning community solar energy enterprise. Recognized by the Interstate Renewable Energy Council as the 2015 Community Renewables Project of the Year, CAP Solar has installed 2 MW of solar power on 36 non-profit buildings.
Overview of the CA solar program coordinated with WAP using Cap and Trade dollars.
Overview of NECAC’s program coordinating WAP with environmental assessments and asthma education.
Overview of efforts for MN Weatherizers to coordinate WAP and energy counseling utilizing Co-Op funding.
This planning and communications toolkit has all of the essential information for engaging in Weatherization Month.
Panel presentation from 2018 Annual Convention gave background on the consumer protection issues that accompany the growth of solar installations, with advice for state and local WAP networks in strategizing potential solar projects with reference to the differences between community solar, multi-family solar, and single family rooftop solar.
Panel presentation from 2018 Annual Convention discussing the major issues and key arguments for low-income advocates with specific attention to what state and local WAP networks should know and how they can engage on these issues.
Presentation at the 2018 Annual Convention from Energy Outreach Colorado, an organization that has been a leading expert on issues impacting low-income energy consumers, and through strong public and private partnerships, has helped raise and leverage hundreds of millions of dollars to reduce energy costs and usage for low-income Coloradans. The organization also actively advocates for affordable energy policies including low-income community solar gardens
Presentation from Coconino County Community Services (AZ) and Hunting Park Neighborhood Energy Center (PA) on coordinating LIHEAP, WAP, and case management.
Presentation from CAP and WA Department of Commerce at 2018 Home Performance Conference includes leveraging basics, scope of leveraging, and the WA leveraged program design.
Presentation from DOE WAP Program Manager and the Community Action Partnership of Oregon at the 2017 CAP Conference on coordinating WAP, LIHEAP, and utility dollars.
Created by Economic Opportunity Studies, partner in the Weatherization Leveraged Partnerships Project, this is a helpful dictionary for those engaged in leveraging and working with commissions that are not attorneys.
This website is a resource for the Community Action Network to access an array of information and assistance designed to support efforts in serving low income families and addressing the causes of poverty in local communities.
Hosted by the Weatherization Leveraged Partnerships Project, webinar attendees heard from the Energy Efficiency for All (EEFA) project, which brings together affordable housing and energy efficiency advocates working to break down barriers and improve the conditions for greater multi-family retrofits.
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