Solar Energy: Middle Class Energy, Middle Class Jobs
August 5, 2016
Solar Energy Industry Association:
There has never been stronger level of adoption of solar among medium and low income communities than there is today, but you might not know that reading some stories these days.
A recent Atlantic article, “Why Should Only the Wealthy Get Solar Panels?”, makes the specious contention that residential solar is “predominantly enjoyed by wealthy households.” The claim is not supported by the market facts. This issue, along with the employment of American veterans, is near and dear to me as you can see from my remarks below to the Washington Post at the Democratic National Convention. The full panel discussion is here.