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]
Salt Lake City-based utility Rocky Mountain Power has proposed net energy metering (NEM) rate changes for new rooftop solar customers, and a group of local and national solar companies is calling on Utah regulators to reject the proposal, claiming that [Read More]
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) says President Barack Obama’s leadership has catalyzed a global transition toward a clean energy economy. Specifically, from 2010 to 2015 alone, the U.S. invested more than $11 billion in international clean energy finance – [Read More]
U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) Secretary Sally Jewell has announced that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) finalized its rule governing solar and wind energy development on public lands. However, some renewable energy stakeholders have expressed disapproval of the [Read More]
Utility regulators have signed off on a landmark deal between Xcel Energy and two dozen groups.
The Maryland Climate Coalition has announced the launch of a new radio ad aimed at overriding the veto of the Clean Energy Jobs Act, a bill that would expand Maryland’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS), in the 2017 legislative session. The [Read More]
Having secured more than the necessary 270 electoral votes, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump was elected the next president of the U.S. early this morning. According to CNN – which, as of press time, has tallied 92% of the popular [Read More]
By not passing the utility-backed Amendment 1, Sunshine State voters have indicated their support of solar for the second time this year.
It appears the fate of Florida’s solar industry will be up to state voters, after all. On Friday, the Florida Supreme Court denied the motions for legal filings against Amendment 1, a utility-backed ballot measure that many local and national [Read More]
A big green light for faster, stronger climate action was switched on today as the Paris Climate Change Agreement officially entered into force, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has announced. The announcement comes only three days [Read More]