How utility collaboration can cut community solar costs up to 40%

Image Credit: Clean Energy Collective

Image Credit: Clean Energy Collective

By Herman K. Trabish, Utility Dive

Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) Manager Joseph Goodman left a position in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) SunShot program for the opportunity to show how to make community solar markets happen, he told Utility Dive in an interview.

Under Goodman’s leadership, RMI is now working with community-based organizations, rural electric cooperatives and public and investor-owned utilities to demonstrate that it is possible to deploy community solar installations at prices up to 40% lower than installations today.

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RMI Insight Brief: Community-Scale Solar: Why Developers and Buyers Should Focus On This High-Potential Market Segment