Why Solar Funding is a Smart Investment

While it is a well-known fact that solar is a sustainable and cost-effective energy source, it can be especially impactful for disadvantaged communities. Residents in lower to middle-income neighborhoods pay a disproportionate amount of their income towards energy costs, are exposed to lower air quality, and have limited economic opportunities. However, beyond the benefits of …

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Can Solar Help to Accelerate Climate Justice?

Millions of lower-income Americans have been unable to take advantage of solar, but they need the benefits of clean energy now more than ever. Lower-income households spend an average of 8.2 percent of their income on energy bills — about three times more than moderate- to high-income households. Black and brown people are disproportionately exposed to environmental …

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Celebrating The Inflation Reduction Act

The HBCU Clean Energy Initiative celebrates the passing of the historic Inflation Reduction Act with over 360B designated for clean energy investments.  While much of the money is allocated towards broad change at an industry level, like building more solar and wind power, there are three ways the bill incentivizes consumers to make greener choices.  …

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HBCU Green Fund

Helping HBCUs Make Campuses More Energy Efficient as reported in Prism Reports With the consequences of climate change growing more dire every year, the need to remove barriers to environmentally-sustainable lifestyles has become increasingly urgent, especially for Black people. As the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report details, sea levels will continue to rise …

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