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Maine’s new target: 80 percent renewable electricity by 2030, 100 percent by 2050

Maine’s new target: 80 percent renewable electricity by 2030, 100 percent by 2050

June 24, 2019 at 1:05 pm Comments are Disabled

Maine passed a pair of bills to both solidify its solar energy market and spur its development. The first, LD 1711, (which we previewed here) is all about creating a predictable, competitive market for solar in the state. The second, LD 1494, changes the state’s renewable portfolio standard and setsRead More

Regulatory roundup: Maine and Maryland both pass pro-solar legislation

Regulatory roundup: Maine and Maryland both pass pro-solar legislation

March 25, 2019 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

Maryland and Maine are moving two pieces of legislation through their halls to keep their solar momentum going. Maine kills gross metering You may recall the previous governor of Maine Paul LePage working feverishly to charge solar customers more through a gross metering rate structure. In this setup, the PublicRead More

Nevada voters want the state to hit 50 percent renewable energy by 2030

Nevada voters want the state to hit 50 percent renewable energy by 2030

November 12, 2018 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

The Nevada solar industry got a shot in the arm on Election day with the passing of Question 6 and calling for a stronger economy fueled by clean energy. By putting the state on track to use 50 percent renewable energy by the year 2030 (doubling the previous RPS), QuestionRead More

New Jersey reworks bills to raise RPS for solar, add community solar

New Jersey reworks bills to raise RPS for solar, add community solar

March 15, 2018 at 4:37 pm Comments are Disabled

State and national solar energy advocates are throwing their support behind two bills in New Jersey, A3723 and S2314, that are meant to stabilize and expand New Jersey’s renewable economy. Assemblyman John McKeon’s bill and its companion in the Senate, S2314 from Senator Bob Smith, consider the renewable energy provisionsRead More

New Jersey bill would raise RPS, solar carve out (and subsidize more nuclear power)

New Jersey bill would raise RPS, solar carve out (and subsidize more nuclear power)

February 23, 2018 at 9:56 am 1 comment

The New Jersey Legislature is nearing passing Senate Bill 877 that would modify the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) Solar Renewable Energy Credit obligation to require 5.1 percent of New Jersey’s electricity to come from solar by 2021 (up from 4.1 percent). It also would establish a community solar programRead More

New Jersey ups renewable portfolio standard, chance to solidify solar jobs

New Jersey ups renewable portfolio standard, chance to solidify solar jobs

January 9, 2018 at 12:03 pm Comments are Disabled

New Jersey has been one of the leading solar states in the country, and the state’s legislature looks to keep it that way, passing Senate Bill 2276 to raise the state’s solar energy goal. New Jersey’s solar market is at risk of coming to a halt in mid-2018 after the stateRead More