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The graphic is a large solar panel in a field of purple flowers.  The text reads: The Inflation Reduction Act: How it Can Benefit Faith Communities.  Free Webinar.  Wednesday, October 12, 1:00 PM Eastern
The Inflation Reduction Act: How It Can Benefit Faith Communities
The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) changes the landscape of what’s possible for faith communities when it comes to solar and energy efficiency. For example, did you know that this new law now makes it possible for nonprofit organizations to receive a direct payment from the federal government that equals 30% of a solar installation’s cost? Yet, there is much about the law and how it can benefit faith communities that requires careful attention and navigation. Moreover, there can be an alphabet soup of technical and financial jargon that one must confront when it comes to understanding PPAs, SRECs, ITCs, and more. Also, how is a faith community to discern what is the best way to finance solar or energy efficiency upgrades? For this webinar, we will sort through what faith communities need to know. Our featured panelists will be:


-Jerome L. Garciano, Esq., a LEED Accredited Professional and author of the Green Tax Incentive Compendium

-Rebecca Perera, Director of Lending for the United Church of Christ Cornerstone Fund


Even if you cannot make the webinar at its scheduled time, still sign-up, and we will send you a link to a recording of it.

This monthly installment of Creation Justice Webinars is co-hosted by the Rev. Dr. Brooks Berndt who serves as the Minister of Environmental Justice for the United Church of Christ and the Rev. Michael Malcom who serves as the Executive Director for Alabama Interfaith Power & Light and the People’s Justice Council.

This webinar is produced in collaboration with the UCC Cornerstone Fund, long an advocate for climate care church energy projects.

Oct 12, 2022 01:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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