SOMAH program benefits include:
Benefits for property owners
- SOMAH incentives may cover the full cost of the materials and installation for the portion of the solar PV system that offsets tenant’s electricity needs.
- Solar PV can help reduce and stabilize energy costs for eligible multifamily buildings.
- The SOMAH program offers a suite of no-cost technical assistance services to make the process of installing solar easier.
Benefits for tenants
- SOMAH provides financial benefits to tenants - tenants will receive credits on their electricity bill to help them live more affordably.
- SOMAH provides job-training opportunities.
- SOMAH automatically enrolls tenants into an Energy Saving Assistance Program to help further reduce energy use.
Benefits for the community
- Solar PV installations can help improve air quality by reducing reliance on fossil-fuels for electricity generation.
- SOMAH provides job training opportunities and builds capacity in the clean energy economy.