How will low-income qualification be processed/vetted? Who/how will eligibility be determined?

The low-income Energy Storage Solutions (ESS) incentive will be available only to households with income less than 60% of the state median income. To verify qualification, contractors will collect one of the following three items for all household members with income: (1) Last two pay stubs for all the household members who are 15 years old and older earning more than $3,500 a year (2) W2 from the previous calendar year, (3) Documentation of customer’s enrollment in another low-income program. Customers are also eligible if they can demonstrate any of the criteria or participate in any existing social service programs listed on the webpage at The contractor will then collect a completed and signed Affidavit of Low-Income Eligibility using one of the items from the list above and submit it on the enrollment platform at the time of project completion.

The Green Bank will audit up to 50% of low-income projects for each participating contractor and reserves the right to audit additional projects.