The passage of historic investments in clean energy tax credits and manufacturing incentives under the Biden administration presents an enormous opportunity for America to both reduce harmful pollution and revive the economies of long-languishing rural communities. Published today by Island Press and authored by Groundswell CEO and current nominee to the Tennessee Valley Authority Board of Directors L. Michelle Moore, “Rural Renaissance: Revitalizing America’s Hometowns through Clean Power” offers a practical and inspiring roadmap for success.
According to research led by Groundswell Vice President of Labs and Data Science Dr. Elvis Moleka, low and moderate-income households in North Carolina spend 19.8% or their income on energy bills an uncool and unequal energy burden.
Georgia Public Service Commissioner Tim Echols Recognizes the LaGrange SOUL team, including Groundswell and the LaGrange Housing Authority and West Georgia Star, for Best Sustainability in an Underserved Community
On Sunday, the Christ for Everyone Ministries congregation celebrated the soon to be installed Bishop Kenneth Franklin’s Christ for Everyone Community Solar along with Groundswell, Sunlight General Capital, and Supreme Solutions. The community solar project will bring energy savings and economic empowerment to low-income households of Cook County as a part of the Illinois Solar for All (ILSFA) program.
On August 17, Groundswell, in partnership with the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County and Montgomery County Green Bank, celebrated with a ribbon cutting for Montgomery County's first community solar project built to serve low- and moderate-income households. Conventional solar projects often include financial barriers such as high consumer credit scores and long-term contracts that limit solar access to the affluent.