Neighborhoods on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro face a multitude of challenges, including social and racial inequity, and a lack of public services. This organization is hoping to prove that solar energy can benefit neighborhoods, lower electric bills, and provide jobs.
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In Charleston, South Carolina’s historically significant Eastside neighborhood, the city is trying new approaches to improving energy efficiency and flood protection.
In most states, a household can avoid or delay termination of its utility service due to overdue balances if the shut-off would significantly impact their health. But the process isn’t as simple as it may seem
The affordable housing movement has not only accepted green building, but is making it integral to its work.
Access to service, late payment charges, credit, and discounted rates all figure in the quest for affordable utilities.
In the past, members of the community development movement have had little to do with anything that smacks of environmentalism. Conversely, members of the mainstream American environmental movement have shown […]