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Virginians Form New Solar Co-op

With the help of Solar United Neighbors, Virginians in Arlington, Alexandria and Fairfax counties have formed a new solar co-op.

St. Louis Park School District Passes Clean Energy Resolution

On Monday, the St. Louis Park Public School Board passed a Climate Leadership Resolution establishing a goal of transitioning the school district...

New Jersey Drafts Pathway To 100% Clean Energy

The State of New Jersey has released a draft energy master plan (EMP), which provides an initial blueprint for the total conversion...
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Minnesota School District Targets 100% Renewable Electricity

The school board of District 197 in Minnesota has established a goal of transitioning to 100% clean electricity by 2020.
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CT Legislature Approves Bill To Halt Net Metering Sunset

A 2018 Connecticut law that was designed to end net metering in the state was reversed before it had a chance to...
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Pennsylvania’s State College Announces Clean Energy Commitment

The council of State College, a Pennsylvania community that is home to Penn State University, has voted unanimously to adopt a resolution...
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Michigan Expands Farmland Access For Solar Projects

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, D-Mich., and Gary McDowell, director of Michigan's Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD), have announced a decision to...

Massachusetts Program Increases Solar Access For Municipal Light Plant Customers

Massachusetts' Baker-Polito administration recently awarded $2.3 million to fund a solar rebate program to support residential and small commercial solar projects for...
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Maine Legislative Committee OKs Pro-Solar Bill

A bipartisan bill aimed at sparking the development of solar energy in Maine received approval from the legislature’s Energy, Utilities & Technology...

Ohio Power Siting Board OKs Pair Of Solar Projects

The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) has authorized Hardin Solar Energy II LLC and Hecate Highland Energy LLC to construct solar facilities...