On February 24, 2017, The US Department of Energy (DOE) and SUNY Polytechnic Institute announced the first round of teams approved for the Solar in Your Community Challenge. South Carolina is well represented with four approved teams and one approved coach. The Office of Regulatory Staff- Energy Office will be listed as a resource for South Carolina teams.
The Solar in Your Community Challenge is a $5 million contest through the DOE to support solar growth in low- and moderate-income communities. The approved teams will receive funding and the opportunity to win a cash prize to help sustain the teams after the challenge is complete. A list and links for the approved teams, coach, and resource are below. Congratulations to all of the approved teams!
Coach Elise Fox
Resource ORS Energy Office