New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell right this moment introduced Solar for All NOLA, a clean-energy initiative providing the monetary and resiliency advantages of rooftop solar to all New Orleanians. Solar for All NOLA might be led by the Greater New Orleans Housing Alliance (GNOHA), a nonprofit that has been a tireless advocate for inexpensive housing — together with inexpensive energy payments — for New Orleans’ most weak working households and retirees. GNOHA will work with two revered native solar companies — PosiGen Solar and Solar Alternatives — to supply free solar evaluations to all householders and small enterprise house owners interested by seeing if clear energy can save them cash on their utility payments.
“We are excited to finally bring the Solar For All campaign to our home base of New Orleans,” stated Tom Neyhart, PosiGen CEO. “We’ve already launched successful Solar For All programs together with the Mayors of seven Connecticut cities, and feel confident New Orleanians will benefit from it as well. New Orleans has the worst energy poverty in America. Homeowners here desperately need the savings and resiliency benefits rooftop solar provides and we are proud to be able to offer it to them.”
The program underscores Mayor Cantrell’s dedication to scale back energy prices for lower-income households and people on fastened incomes, whereas creating high quality jobs and making New Orleans extra climate resilient. “We are committed to building stronger and sustainable green infrastructure for our city — especially for our homeowners and small business owners, in particular our most vulnerable residents,” stated Mayor Cantrell. “This effort gives families and people in our city the chance to do the right thing for the environment, the right thing for their household budget, and it puts New Orleans at the forefront of smart, creative, clean energy.”
Through PosiGen, Solar for All NOLA gives 100% of solar possible householders a financing answer, with both a no-money-down or no-credit requirement solar lease with energy-efficiency upgrades. Traditional financing is for eligible householders and small enterprise house owners who want to buy their system by way of Solar Alternatives. The distinctive accessibility of this campaign brings solar and energy effectivity to householders who’re disregarded of conventional packages and who can profit essentially the most from energy financial savings.
“Energy costs are a huge burden for homeowners already struggling to pay their bills,” stated Andreanecia Morris, government director of GNOHA. “We are excited about this program because it puts homeowners in control of their energy costs.”
Solar for All NOLA has launched a year-long campaign in 2020. Interested clients will be capable to contact the PosiGen and Solar Alternative groups instantly to enroll in a no-cost solar house or enterprise evaluation, or they will make the most of GNOHA employees to help them with this service.
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