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How Crowdfunding Solar is Keeping the Lights on in Detroit

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As the costs of solar technologies decrease, the opportunities for innovative solutions to community problems are increasing. Economic hardships have hit America’s communities hard and, in many communities, electricity prices continue to rise as spending on local public services continues to fall. Now, a group of dedicated community members are applying off-grid solar technology and a simple crowdfunding model to light the streets of Highland Park.

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