Climate & Community 5/16/24: Solar For All Funding Invests in Equity for Maine’s Energy Transition

Host: Brianna Cunliffe

Description: Climate & Community covers the $62 million award received last month by the Maine Governor’s Energy Office as part of the Solar For All program, and the programs it will fund to support deployment of solar and energy storage to benefit low-income and disadvantaged communities, equitably driving more deployment of climate solutions that prioritize Maine’s most vulnerable. Learn more about this program and the transformative impact it could have for communities at

Johannah, Brianna, Tanvi, Gus, Corey, and Beth are the team at A Climate to Thrive, a nonprofit working to build a model of community-driven, solutions-focused climate action. Since its origins around a potluck table as concerned neighbors gathered to take action on climate change, A Climate to Thrive, or ACTT, has been supporting solutions on Mount Desert Island and beyond since 2016. Learn more at