City Offering $80,000 in Solar Grants to Nonprofits and Income-Qualified Homeowners

The Metropolis of Boulder is happy to announce it’s accepting purposes for the Photo voltaic Grant Program.

By way of this system, Boulder-based nonprofit organizations and income-qualified owners are eligible for monetary help to put in photo voltaic electrical or photo voltaic thermal (sizzling water) programs. The deadline to use for the 2020 grant cycle is Nov. 2.

Since 2008, town program has funded over $670,000 in photo voltaic installations for nonprofits and owners. $80,000 is accessible for the 2020 cycle.

“We actually admire the funding from the Photo voltaic Grant Program, which helps the addition of photo voltaic programs on our completely reasonably priced workforce housing all through Boulder,” says Flatirons Habitat for Humanity Government Director Susan Lythgoe. “A part of the long-term affordability of our Habitat house program is to make sure month-to-month prices are as little as doable and the addition of photovoltaics is a key element to engaging in that. In these occasions of such housing instability in all places, it will be important for us to proceed to offer such properties for hard-working households.”

For grant purposes — together with a brand new Spanish model — and program data, go to Solar Grant Program. For eligibility particulars, go to Solar Grant Evaluation Criteria.

The Photo voltaic Grant Program is considered one of many metropolis initiatives that assist the event of unpolluted, native and reasonably priced vitality as a part of town’s objective of reaching 100 megawatts of native renewable vitality by 2030. Details about town’s local weather targets, technique and packages is accessible at www.boulderclimate.com.

Media Contacts:
Alexis Bullen, Media Relations, 303-441-1878
Sandy Briggs, Photo voltaic Grant Program Coordinator, 303-441-1931

Revealed September 30, 2020