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IRA’s Solar for All Program Will Install Nearly 1 Million Systems in US

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The Biden administration's announcement of $7 billion worth of project support through the Solar for All program, part of the Inflation Reduction Act, signals a historic moment for advocates of clean energy and environmental justice. The grants aim to provide financial and environmental benefits of solar to lower-income and disadvantaged households across the nation. Leading recipient GRID Alternatives, among 60 recipients, stands to receive over $310 million, reflecting a convergence of advocacy efforts to expand access to solar and address economic disparities. This initiative, based on Senator Bernie Sanders' ideas, underscores a significant shift towards mainstream recognition of solar energy's potential to reduce energy costs, cut fossil fuel usage, and advance environmental equity.

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