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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...

Report Shows California Government Changes May Risk Solar Growth

Sharply reducing net metering payments and imposing high, solar-only fixed charges could slow the growth of rooftop solar installations - and, in the most...

NAACP Initiative Launches New Principles for Equitable Solar Policy

The Solar Equity Initiative has released a set of "Equitable Solar Policy Principles" that are designed to ensure internal alignment and develop a shared...

New York Notches 3 GW Milestone

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, D-N.Y., has announced that 3 GW of solar has been installed across the state, which is enough to power more...

Virginia Schools Now Permitted to Use Net Metering, Solar Finance Programs

Local government officials and Appalachian Power Co. (APCO) say schools and localities in the utility’s territory will be permitted to use net metering and...

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