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california

Grid Bill Seeks New Protections For CA’s Clean Energy Future

Update: As of press time, A.B.813 has been referred back to the Senate Rules Committee, "keeping the bill alive for consideration during this legislative...
florida

Florida Regulators Green-Light Vivint Solar Equipment Leases

The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) recently issued a declaratory statement that affirms Vivint Solar Developer LLC can offer residential solar equipment leases in...
sunnova

Sunnova Expands Into ‘Solar-Friendly’ Illinois

Citing friendly solar policies in the state, Houston-based Sunnova Energy Corp., a privately held residential solar and energy storage service provider, has begun offering Illinois...
calssa

California Solar And Storage Workers Fight For S.B.700

Standing on the steps of the California State Capitol, over 200 solar and storage workers from all over the state gathered on Wednesday to...
investment

NY Green Bank Announces Strong Quarter, Community Solar Growth

NY Green Bank, a division of the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), has issued its Quarterly Metrics Report, showing strong...
massachusetts

Massachusetts’ New Clean Energy Bill: Heavy On Storage, Light On Solar

On Aug. 9, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signed H.4857, An Act to Advance Clean Energy, into law. Adopted by the bodies on the last...
bruce rauner

New Illinois Laws A Boon For Solar, Rural Communities

Gov. Bruce Rauner, R-Ill., has signed two bills that will help ensure solar development benefits farmers and rural communities in Illinois, according to the Illinois...
florida

Largo, Fla., Commits To 100% Clean Energy

On Tuesday, the city commission of Largo, Fla., approved the city's commitment to transition to 100% clean, renewable energy. Largo, which is located in the...
solar jobs

With Jobs To Show For It, Midwest Becoming ‘Key Destination’ For Clean Energy Investment

More than 714,000 people work in clean energy industries across the Midwest, according to a new analysis of energy jobs data from Clean Energy...

Nevada Hits Milestone For Newly Revived Rooftop Solar Market

Demonstrating the rooftop solar industry's revival in Nevada, the state's Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has announced the fulfillment of the first tier of the...
sierra club

Clevelanders Fight For 100% Clean Energy

On Friday, residents from across Cleveland joined local leaders on the steps of city hall to demonstrate support for the city's goal to be...
vermont

Vermont Utility Charts Major Growth In Solar Net Metering

Green Mountain Power (GMP), which serves roughly 265,000 residential and business customers in Vermont, says it is seeing rapid growth in net metered solar power...