2014 Solar Symposium

Open Dates: 
Tuesday, September 30, 2014

On September 23rd, 2014, the GW Solar Institute hosted its 6th Annual Solar Symposium.  This event convened policymakers, industry experts, business leaders, researchers and students to discuss innovative solutions to today's biggest solar policy questions.

This year's theme, "Using Solar Energy to Generate Wealth in Lower Income Communities," was the first national conference that brought together stakeholders and decision-makers from all over the country to share and develop the emerging solutions needed to achieve solar affordability and accessibility for all Americans.  

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Greg Hale on Rooftop Solar Challenges
Greg Hale on Rooftop Solar Challenges
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How do you get solar power into low-income communities? These experts from the 2014 Solar Symposium have some ideas.
Planet Forward, The George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
Solar power is booming, but those that can benefit the most have trouble accessing it. The 2014 Solar Symposium aimed to do something about that. Here's what you should know.
Planet Forward
One low-income community in DC is bringing the light of the sun in to help pay their utility bills.
Planet Forward, GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
Residential solar installs are booming as prices drop, but that boom hasn't yet reached those that would benefit from it the most.
Planet Forward, GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
It's possible to put the sun on the side of all Americans, and bringing solar to low-income communities could create lasting wealth.