By: Jeanine Cotter
CEO of Luminalt
This Thursday at noon on this website Assessor Phil Ting, David Hochschild, his co-chair of the San Francisco Solar Task Force and I will talk about solar and how a small, carefully-designed solar incentive program called GoSolarSF is transforming the landscape and lives of San Franciscans for the better.
Through GoSolarSF, San Francisco has created full-time jobs for local youth hired by solar contractors through San Francisco non-profits that work with underserved communities, put solar on low-income housing, built hundreds of solar electric systems which provide clean distributed energy that allows us to shut down dirty peaker plants, and lowered our City’s emissions—and as a result, inspired 20 solar companies to open offices in San Francisco, including Suntech the largest solar panel manufacturer in the world. Read More