“Over the past decade, Californians have installed close to 6,700 megawatts of rooftop solar on resident-owned homes throughout the state. Unfortunately, as solar adoption and investment have increased, low-income residents — homeowners and renters — have been left behind. This disparity has demonstrated the need for incentive programs to establish equity as a priority from the start.
In the 70,000 square-mile service area where Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) operates, just 17 percent of all rooftop solar is in disadvantaged communities. Only .4 percent belongs to low-income residents.”
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