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New York Hits 2 GW of Installed Solar Capacity

The New York Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) says 2 GW of solar capacity has been installed across the state, representing...

A Look at Solar Net Metering Changes in 2019

The growth of rooftop solar in the U.S. has been supported substantially by state net metering programs. The Energy Policy Act of...

Salt Lake County Opts For 100% Renewable Electricity

Utah's Salt Lake County Council has passed a resolution establishing a goal of powering the county with 100% clean, renewable electricity by...

Pennsylvania Lawmakers Propose PA Local Solar Program

Pennsylvania State Rep. Lori Mizgorski, R-Allegheny, has introduced legislation that would create a new solar program called PA Local Solar.

SEIA Adds Minnesota To Affiliate Network

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has announced the Minnesota Solar Energy Industries Association (MnSEIA) as a formal SEIA state affiliate.

Another Ohio City Commits To 100% Renewable Energy

The Lakewood City Council in Ohio has passed a resolution establishing a goal of 100% clean, renewable energy.

New Jersey Hits 3 GW Of Installed Solar

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has announced that the state has surpassed 3 GW of solar power through 116,000...

Virginia Commits To 420 MW Of Solar And Wind

Gov. Ralph Northam, D-Va., has announced an agreement for the Commonwealth of Virginia to purchase 420 MW of wind and solar energy.

Quick Mount PV Wins Florida Approval

Quick Mount PV, a U.S. manufacturer of watertight solar roof mounting and racking systems, has received approval from the Florida Department of...

California Signs ‘Clean Power, Smart Power’ Bill Into Law

Gov. Gavin Newsom, D-Calif., has signed into law a bill designed to help California meet its electric grid reliability and climate change...