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Maine solar installers petition legislature to preserve net metering policy

Maine solar installers petition legislature to preserve net metering policy

February 11, 2016 at 11:44 am Comments are Disabled

Maine solar installers, local and national businesses, environmental organizations, and the newly-formed Solar Energy Association of Maine delivered a petition with nearly 4,000 signatures to the Legislature today, urging Maine regulators and lawmakers to preserve current net metering policy as a side-by-side option for consumers who want to go solar.Read More

New York approves $5 billion fund to grow renewable energy

New York approves $5 billion fund to grow renewable energy

January 29, 2016 at 12:13 pm 1 comment

New York keeps showing its dedication to renewable energy. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Public Service Commission’s approved a 10-year, $5 billion Clean Energy Fund to accelerate the growth of New York’s clean energy economy, address climate change, strengthen resiliency in the face of extreme weather andRead More

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Solar CEOs say they will cease operations in Nevada if proposed tariff changes go through

December 22, 2015 at 9:33 am 6 comments

Nevada is on the verge of voting on a drastic change to its rate structure that would retroactively affect anyone who has already installed solar based on the original net metering tariff. Residents and several solar CEOs are unhappy with this sudden change in direction. From the Las Vegas Review-Journal:Read More

Group fights against ‘arbitrary solar cap’ in New Hampshire

Group fights against ‘arbitrary solar cap’ in New Hampshire

November 13, 2015 at 10:01 am 1 comment

The solar advocate group TUSK (Tell Utilities Solar won’t be Killed) says that New Hampshire is crashing into an arbitrary cap on solar, and without swift measures before the next legislative session begins in January, New Hampshire’s competitive solar market and local jobs are in jeopardy. TUSK Chairman Barry Goldwater Jr.Read More

California’s SB 350 a big win for renewable energy

California’s SB 350 a big win for renewable energy

October 7, 2015 at 3:30 pm Comments are Disabled

California has always been in front of the rest of the country in terms of sustainability and renewable energy, and the signing of SB 350 today cements that legacy even more. What’s so great about SB 350 for the renewable energy world? Consider these targets: Fifteen years ago, California enactedRead More