Lynn Benander

Lynn Benander is a founder and manager for the People’s Solar Energy Fund (PSEF), a national nonprofit loan fund led by black, indigenous, people of color and low-income leaders. PSEF works to create and finance community-led, community-owned solar energy that funnel benefits back to their communities.

Lynn Benander is a community entrepreneur and activist working for a Just Transition from the old economy that’s broken and heading off a cliff to one that’s just, inclusive, and earth reverent. She supports the development of community-owned solar projects and energy businesses that bring quality jobs, sustainable products and services, and valuable assets to local communities.

Lynn is a founder and manager for the People’s Solar Energy Fund (PSEF), a national nonprofit loan fund led by black, indigenous, people of color and low income leaders where people work together to create and finance community-led, community-owned solar that funnel benefits back to their communities. She provides training and solar project technical assistance to communities across the country as part of PSEF’s TA/ Training Network and works with PSEF members to secure debt and equity for their solar projects.

The Energy Revolution Starts at Home

March 14   |   1PM CT

Learn about some of the initiatives from the EU and United States that are helping communities toward a sustainable future. You can join the energy revolution and fight climate change — right in your backyard.

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