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  • Writer's pictureCaroline Winter

American-Made Community Power Accelerator Prize - Round 2. Due 10/4/2023.

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Community Power Accelerator Prize - Round 2


Round 2 of the American-Made Community Power Accelerator Prize: Accessing Capital to Deploy Equitable Community Solar launched in July 2023. The $10 million prize from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is designed to fast-track the efforts of new, emerging, and expanding solar developers and co-developers to learn, participate, and grow their operations to support multiple successful community solar projects. The goal of this prize is to expand a robust ecosystem of community solar project developers that incorporate meaningful benefits into projects across the United States.

The Community Power Accelerator Prize aims to help achieve the National Community Solar Partnership’s (NCSP’s) goal to enable enough community solar to power the equivalent of 5 million households and create $1 billion in household savings by 2025, by addressing the lack of expertise, capacity, and pre-development funds for community solar developers, and accelerating a pipeline of projects with meaningful benefits.


Competitors are defined as individual entities (private, public, nonprofit, community-based, etc.) that are new community solar project developers, co-developers, or existing developers that are expanding operations and have concrete plans to develop a portfolio of equitable community solar projects, each with at least two of the five meaningful benefits discussed in Section 2.2.

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Application Deadline:

October 4, 2023

Grant Management Associates has years of experience with opportunities like this one. Contact us today for a consultation.

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