The Sierra Club and GreenLatinos have released the results of a post-election survey finding that 88% of Latino voters want the U.S. to meet its commitments under the Paris Agreement. In addition, 82% back the continuation of the Clean Power [Read More]
Illinois-based utility Commonwealth Edison (ComEd) and parent company Exelon have committed to remove some controversial provisions from a large energy bill they are backing, including mandatory demand charges and changes to net energy metering (NEM). The decision came shortly after [Read More]
St. Petersburg has become the first city in Florida to make such a clean energy pledge, according to the Sierra Club.
The Canadian government is accelerating its investment in clean energy and the phaseout of traditional coal power in order to reduce Canada’s greenhouse-gas emissions by more than 5 megatonnes by 2030 – representing the equivalent of taking 1.3 million cars [Read More]
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released updated guidelines for residential property-assessed clean energy (PACE) financing, and industry stakeholders have welcomed the new best practices, saying they believe the guidelines provide an important framework for expanding the financing model [Read More]
In an effort to expand access to solar savings to all Angelenos, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) is launching the Solar Rooftops Program (SRP). According to the municipal utility, the new program is designed for customers [Read More]
The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) has released the final publication of its “Distributed Energy Resources Rate Design and Compensation” manual, and solar advocates have praised NARUC for its hard work and suggested the manual will help pave [Read More]
Portland General Electric Co. (PGE) has filed its 2016 integrated resource plan (IRP) with the Oregon Public Utility Commission (OPUC). According to PGE, the plan would put the utility on target for meeting the state’s recently expanded renewable portfolio standard [Read More]
Despite an uncertain future following the election, the U.S. Department of Energy’s SunShot Initiative is pushing ahead with new 2030 goals.
The Coalition for Community Solar Access (CCSA), a U.S. trade association for community solar, has announced a new policy guide meant to provide specific recommendations to policymakers about the most effective ways to develop community solar programs nationwide. Unveiled as [Read More]