Share SOMAH's benefits with your constituents and customers

SOMAH provides substantial incentives that empower affordable housing tenants and property owners to benefit from solar power — and creates jobs along the way.

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For Government and Legislative Offices

SOMAH's unique, community-based approach...

  • Ensures long-term, direct economic benefits for low-income residents.
  • Helps catalyze the local solar market for multifamily housing.
  • Supplies job training to create high-road jobs and rewarding employment

If you'd like to bring these benefits to your constituents, please contact us to learn more. We look forward to partnering with you to help spread clean energy across California.


Solar projects like the ones completed through the SOMAH Program are critically important not just for California, but for the future of our clean energy economy.

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Mike Levin


Partnerships like the ones created through the SOMAH Program help not only the building residents, but also help our city operate better.


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Frank Gonzalez


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For Community Choice Aggregators

SOMAH is designed to deliver renewable energy and energy bill credits to the state's affordable housing residents. Property owners in your utility area can take advantage of SOMAH's benefits and contribute to local grid reliability.

  • Provides energy bill credits for tenant units and common areas.
  • Supports local economic growth and hiring opportunities.
  • Diversifies renewable energy portfolios.
  • Contributes to local and state decarbonization goals.

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Learn More About CCAs

Customers that receive service from a Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) Program are eligible to participate in the SOMAH Program if:

  • The CCA utilizes the SOMAH Virtual Net Energy Metering (VNEM) tariff of the relevant participating Investor-Owned Utility (IOU).


  • The CCA utilizes its own SOMAH VNEM tariff.

Please click the below IOU to get more info on CCA providers: 

Additional information on CCAs in California can be found on the California Community Choice Association (CALCCA) Interactive CCA Map / Address Lookup resource.

*Liberty and PacifiCorp do not have CCA providers serving customers within their IOU territory.

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Government Toolkit

Download our content kit for templates and sample text to use in your email communications, district newsletters, website and social media posts.

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Eligible Properties Map

Use the interactive property map to locate potential eligible multifamily affordable properties by utility or legislative district.