The Community Power Coalition
Powering America Together Program

Selectee for an announced $249.3 million award under the EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund Solar for All program. Delivering the benefits of community solar models in partnership with low-income and disadvantaged communities.

Scaling Innovative Community Solar Models

The Community Power Coalition is excited to be among the largest selectees to receive a notice of award under EPA’s historic Solar for All program. Upon successful finalization of the award, we intend to train an ever-growing cadre of developers across the country to deliver our programs and their multiple meaningful benefits, including:

Community-owned
solar

To build wealth in low-income and disadvantaged communities

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Affordable multifamily housing solar

Solutions in regions where community solar is not currently an option

Resident-owned community solar

For cooperatively owned manufactured home developments

Models for rural solar programs

For rural landowners and rural electric cooperative ownerships

Community solar plus storage

Encouraged to enhance grid resiliency and reliability, while maximizing potential savings

Equitable workforce development programs

To share the benefits of jobs in the solar industry

Technical Assistance (TA) May Include:

A national steering committee that advises on participatory governance, program design, expansion focus areas, and funding allocation

Promoting the expansion of community solar to nascent state markets, with a "race to the top" and policy incentives in key states

Building developer capacity and tackling barriers to development through training, TA, and peer-to-peer learning

Helping developers coordinate with local workforce ecosystems

Supporting community engagement through partnership development and culturally appropriate outreach and education

Aligning to and extending the impact of the National Community Solar Partnership and Community Power Accelerator

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Financial Assistance May include:

Pre-development, including recoverable grants

Acquisition & construction financing

Investment Tax Credit and interconnection bridge financing

Grants, at the project and subscriber level

Enabling transmission and distribution upgrades sited in low-income and disadvantaged communities

Permanent debt

Who we are

The Community Power Coalition brings together market experts and community solar leaders deeply engaged with the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Community Solar Partnership & Community Power Accelerator

Coalition lead and national mission-driven nonprofit clean energy financing platform

Trade association and network of minority business owners in renewable energy

National nonprofit advancing resilient solar and energy storage

National trade association providing policy support and education

National community development financial institution (CDFI) lending to nonprofits who own affordable housing projects

Developer and financing partner with embedded workforce development models

Convener of National Clean Energy Workforce Alliance

Member network supporting community-owned solar developers

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National social venture scaling resident ownership of manufactured home communities

Research institution providing educational and training resources

The program covers 46 states and territories and all 10 EPA regions

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Open Positions

Visit our Careers page to browse any open positions, including for our Solar for All program, and apply today.

Requests for Proposal

Follow the link below to view any open requests for proposal (RFPs) for our Solar for All program.

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