Google’s new Project Sunroof tool says 80% of all rooftops in the US are good candidates for rooftop solar systems.
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Arizona has voted to eliminate net metering for residential solar customers. Here’s why the change won’t matter.
Rocky Mountain Power in Utah is asking the PUC to slash the money it pays rooftop solar customers from 14 cents to 4 cents per kilowatt hour. Is that fair to people with rooftop solar systems?
Solar power advocates scored two small but important victories last week in rulings by regulators in Arizona and New Mexico.
During the Q2 earnings call for SolarCity, Elon Musk and Peter Rive signaled a truce in the war between solar power and utilities. The answer is batteries that can match demand with supply.
The struggle in Maine between local utilities, solar power owners and politicians is a microcosm of what is happening in many states today. Entrenched interests are trying to protect their economic fiefdoms despite the harm done to the environment by burning fossil fuels to make electricity.
Florida utilities are spending big to pass a constitutional change that would virtually eliminate rooftop solar within the state.
Originally published on Cost of Solar. California is ground zero for solar energy in the United States. So, it seems logical to start our state-level solar energy deep dives here. In the article below, I’ll provide as thorough a look at California solar incentives + solar installers + solar costs as I’ve seen anywhere. Actually, it […]
Originally published on CleanTechnica. Below are highlights from two new reports commissioned by the Repower Our Schools Coalition. The North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center (NC CETC) released information that Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools & Durham Public Schools would conserve millions of dollars with solar power, while promoting more STEM education potential for the students. Along with the saved money, the […]
Adding to the distributed energy/net metering debate involving utilities and solar panel owners, New York State for now has lifted the cap on net metering. pv-magazine reported last week that New York regulators have suspended the existing cap on the state’s net metering program. This suspension will remain in effect until a new valuation is concluded […]