This issue brief lists some of the reported problems and consumer risks of rooftop solar agreements and provides policy recommendations to address these concerns for all consumers.
More than a quarter of households struggle to meet their energy needs. These households frequently face the risk of having their utility service terminated. Low-income families, in particular, spend a substantial portion of their income on electricity and heating. The average low-income household spends around 14% of their annual income on energy bills, compared to…
Air-Source Heat Pumps: Protecting the Financial-Wellbeing of Low-Income Families While Addressing Climate Change
This issue brief provides an overview of issues to consider for advocates of programs aimed at increasing electrification for residential energy customers while protecting vulnerable low-income families. A carefully designed program can save low-income customers hundreds of dollars in energy bills while removing carbon from the atmosphere.