Clean energy has an inequality problem.
It's not unique to this sector—cutting-edge technologies tend to be expensive and time-consuming to adopt, keeping them out of reach for disadvantaged communities initially. That's especially true for rooftop solar panels, which require users to own a roof that receives adequate sunlight. For low-income families, especially those who rent or live in multi-family buildings, the chance to cut their electricity bill by producing their own energy just isn't feasible.
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