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Conference of Mayors Reports Solar as Priority for City Energy and Climate Efforts

The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) has released a new report showing how cities are using energy technologies and infrastructure upgrades to advance...

Philadelphia Energy Authority Launches Solar Training Lab to Prepare Youth for Clean Energy Workforce

Mayor Jim Kenney, Superintendent William Hite, PECO CEO Mike Innocenzo and others joined the Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA) to celebrate a milestone in Pennsylvania's...

New Jersey Regulator Approves 165 MW of Community Solar Projects

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has approved 105 applications to participate in the second year of the state’s Community Solar Energy...

Newsom Signs California Renewable Energy Bills

At the site of the KNP Complex in Sequoia National Park, Gov. Gavin Newsom has highlighted the California Comeback Plan’s over $15 billion climate...

New Hampshire Governor Signs Clean Energy Bills

Gov. Chris Sununu joined New Hampshire lawmakers and advocates to sign H.B.315, which focuses on the aggregation of electric customers and municipal host customer...

States Take the Lead on Renewables in 2021

While federal leaders continue deliberations on how to build a cleaner, healthier future, states are making strides to advance renewable energy, according to a...
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Multifamily Housing and Commercial Buildings Need to Include Solar

The California Energy Commission (CEC) is sending the 2022 California Energy Code to the California Building Standards Commission. The rules include a requirement that...

Report Finds Groups Focusing on Restricting Florida Rooftop Solar Options

Special interest groups are working in coordination with local utilities to stall the growth of rooftop solar in Florida, according to a new report...

New Law Protects Illinois Homeowners’ Access to Solar

Gov. JB Pritzker has signed legislation protecting Illinoisians’ right to clean energy and access to solar power. A revision to the Homeowners’ Energy Policy...

New Jersey Regulator Approves Successor Solar Incentive Program

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) is implementing a new solar incentive program that will pave the way for up to 3,750...

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