How California is bringing solar energy to low-income renters

“California recently passed a landmark rule that requires every new single-family home to have solar panels, starting in 2020. This will translate to an extra $10,000 fee for new homeowners, who, on average, pay $674,600 for a home in LA. There will be clear long-term benefits for them and for the state’s electric grid, and carbon emissions will be lowered overall. But what about the middle- and working-class people, who are barely able to afford living in a city like Los Angeles? How will they gain?”

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