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SOMAH Overview

SOMAH Program Overview

The SOMAH Program provides financial incentives for installing photovoltaic (PV) energy systems on multifamily affordable housing. The program will deliver clean power and credits on energy bills to hundreds of thousands of California’s affordable housing residents.

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Property Eligibility Requirements

Receive assistance on how to meet SOMAH eligibility criteria and satisfy all program requirements.

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Continued Tenant Education Helps Residents Maximize SOMAH Benefits

Learn how SOMAH PA’s continued tenant education workshop at Emerald Cove Apartments ensures direct economic benefits for tenants.

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SOMAH Program Helps Bring Renewable Energy to San Jose Community

Learn how EAH Housing installed a solar PV system providing financial benefits for tenants.

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Jesse Garcia

Standout SOMAH Job Trainee Recruited as Full-time Solar Installer

Job Trainee Jesse Garcia found his SOMAH experience opened doors to a new career and long-term opportunities working in solar. Read about how he stepped up.

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Mauricio Torre

SOMAH Strengthens SBCS Community

The return on investment for solar at Trolley Trestle transitional housing provides enhanced services for former homeless and foster youth. Read how partnerships helped make it happen.

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Guide to SOMAH's Job Training Requirements

Learn about one of SOMAH's essential requirements – hiring job trainees for every solar project to help grow your business and support solar workforce development.

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Spotlight on Community Organizations: L.A. Nonprofits Align With SOMAH's Mission

Partnering with community organizations is crucial to SOMAH's solar installation and job training goals. Read about two South Los Angeles nonprofits that help us advance our mission.

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The 5 Interconnection VNEM Steps

Find out the 5 interconnection VNEM steps, and gain access to a downloadable utility resource guide.