Community Solar Technical Assistance Opportunity

SEPA-LogoThrough funding support from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Sunshot Initiativethe nonprofit Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) is able to provide technical assistance to parties currently pursuing or interested in pursuing a community solar program. The structure of the assistance will depend on the needs of the recipient and on SEPA’s capabilities.

Past examples of technical assistance for utilities and other organizations include:

  • Educational workshops
  • Stakeholder meetings
  • Program design support and recommendations
  • Customer research & marketing strategy
  • Financial modeling
  • Procurement review
  • Past program evaluation
  • Case study development
  • Customer recruitment costs and peer effects analysis

Technical Assistance Application Form
Apply online to be considered for this opportunity. SEPA began informing the first successful applicants on April 8, 2016. This opportunity will remain open through 2017, and applicants will be considered on a rolling basis.

Have a question? Need more information? Contact Dan Chwastyk at