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California Proposes Actions To Address Grid Reliability, Low-Carbon Future

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has proposed new actions designed to address reliable electric service while ensuring that California continues to...

California Enacts Bill To Extend Tax Protections For Rooftop Solar

Gov. Gavin Newsom, D-Calif., has signed into law financial protections for consumer investments in rooftop solar.The law, under...

California Law Exempts Homeowners From Solar Mandate After Disaster

Gov. Gavin Newsom, D-Calif., has signed a bill that would temporarily exempt residential buildings from California's new solar mandate in the event...

CT Executive Order Promotes Zero-Carbon Energy Transition

Gov. Ned Lamont, D-Conn., has signed an executive order promoting a transition to clean energy in Connecticut.Specifically, Executive...

FMPA Coordinating Campaign To Raise Florida Utilities’ Fixed Fees And Block Solar

The Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) is waging a campaign to increase monthly fixed fees to as high as $50 in an...
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BLM OKs Components Of Dodge Flat Solar Energy Center

The U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has approved the construction of facilities related to the proposed Dodge...

New Partnership Seeks To Increase Solar Access In Chicago’s South Side

Blacks in Green (BIG), an environmental economic development organization designed to tackle pollution and poverty, has announced a new partnership with Sunrun....

SEIA Adds Alabama To Network Of Regional Partners

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has welcomed the Alabama Solar Industry Association (AlaSIA) as a new SEIA state affiliate.

Maryland Dept. Of Environment Rejects Pair Of Solar Projects

Citing water quality concerns, the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) has denied the approval of two Origis Energy solar projects in...

Sedgwick County Approves Solar And Wind Restrictions

The board of Sedgwick County, Kan., commissioners has approved new restrictions on wind and solar facilities.The board...