Solar in Your Community Challenge

Type: 
Funding
Grant Deadline: 
12/31/2017
Organization: 
DOE
Description: 

Last deadline: 3/17/2017. Unknown for 2017. The Solar in Your Community Challenge encourages the development of innovative financial and business models that serve low- and moderate-income communities that may have been left out of the solar boom. Offering $5 million in cash prizes and technical assistance over 18 months, the challenge supports teams across the country to develop projects or programs that reach underserved customers in their communities, while proving that these business models can be widely replicated and scaled up.

Category: 
solar power, renewable energy, infrastructure, business models, climate change, carbon emissions, reduce
Funding Amount: 
Varies.
Matching Funds: 
No.

Geography:

Eligibility: 
Low- and moderate-income households; state, local, and tribal governments; and nonprofit organizations.