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Pennsylvania Unveils Solar Installation Guidance for Rural Communities

Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding has released guidance for landowners considering solar production on farmland and in rural communities in Pennsylvania. The guidance outlines...

SEIA Reacts to Georgia PSC Vote on Rooftop Solar Pilot Program

The Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) has voted on a final order in Georgia Power Company's (GPC) latest rate case, failing to expand the...

California Public Utilities Commission Issues Solar Tariff, Policy Updates

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has issued a decision that modernizes the Net Energy Metering (NEM) solar tariff to promote grid reliability, incentivizes...

New Jersey Program Encourages Competitive Grid-Scale Solar Generation

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has established the Competitive Solar Incentive (CSI) Program, a new program designed to promote grid-scale solar...

N.Y. Report Shows Clean Energy Jobs Help Economic Recovery for State

The number of individuals with clean energy jobs in New York State reached a record level of 165,000 workers at the end of 2021,...

California Public Utilities Commission Issues Rooftop Solar Proposal Changes

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has issued a proposed decision that, if finalized, will dramatically change how owners of rooftop solar in the...

California Extends Property Tax Exclusion for Solar Installations

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed Senate Bill 1340, which extends the existing property tax exclusion for newly constructed, active solar energy systems by...

NREL Debuts Ordinance Databases for Siting Solar, Wind Energy Projects

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has released two new databases of state and local wind and solar energy zoning laws and ordinances in...

Georgia PSC Approves Clean Energy Plan Offering More Solar Resources

The Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) has voted to approve a solar resource plan that should result in an increase in Georgia Power’s solar...

New Jersey Surpasses 4 GW of Solar Installations

New Jersey has surpassed 4 GW of installed solar power, enough to provide electricity to over 500,000 New Jersey households annually, reports the New...

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