The work of the 14 Solar Market Pathways projects will take place from January 2015 through December 2017. The following project pages provides an opportunity for you to understand project goals, their progress and access the tools and resources they develop along the way. These projects pages will be updated as the awardees achieve their milestones – we encourage you to check back periodically!
Expanding the awareness, effectiveness and use of virtual net metering in California and beyond.
Developing solar projects to support neighborhoods resilience and create a roadmap for local governments.
Defining the path to a more resilient distributed energy system through solar and energy storage.
Developing replicable pilot projects to unlock the potential of community solar in the Chicago region
Assisting independent colleges and communities in Virginia to plan and implement solar projects.
Developing a collaborative utility-administered solar strategy for Virginia.
Advancing Duluth’s nascent solar market by developing rooftop, community and commercial solar.
Improving community-solar program value, through solar + storage + demand-response and other strategies.
Engaging Midwest universities and their students in large-scale solar deployment and investment
Creating the Northeast Solar Energy Market Coalition to harmonize policy and foster a thriving regional market.
Creating a comprehensive and ambitious statewide solar deployment strategy.
Creating consumer-tested standardized community solar models for nationwide adoption.
Developing Civic-PACE as a financing mechanism to enable tax-exempt entities to install solar.
Developing a solar deployment plan for Vermont based on comprehensive, stakeholder informed, scenario modeling.