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Nonprofits Using Community Solar To Help Veterans, Families

6 monthes ago   |   By CBS

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota nonprofits are turning to community solar as a tool to fight poverty.
Community solar typically involves households or businesses buying subscriptions to projects owned by a third-party developer. The power generated is credited to subscribers' utility bills and generally reduces monthly payments.
But the model comes with barriers such as credit score checks that can put it out of reach for some of those who have the most to potentially gain. Several Minnesota charities are experimenting with ways to spread the benefits.
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