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What If…Your Electric Utility Was A Benefit Corporation?

Originally published at ilsr.org. This article was originally written by former ILSR Research Associate, Matt Grimley. The misunderstandings that from time to time occur between communities and the managers of electric-lighting companies will, to my mind, disappear entirely if the relations between the two are correctly founded on the basis of public control, with corresponding […]

February 16th

Solar Power & Tesla Batteries For Vermont Park

Vermont’s first “ePark” will be created with a combination of solar power and Tesla Powerwall batteries. Pika Energy has been chosen by Green Mountain Power to plan and design Emerald Lake State Park so it will be powered by sunlight, with the Tesla batteries providing backup electricity. “We’re excited to provide a smart, clean power solution to the Emerald […]

October 23rd

SolarCity Set To Hire 500 New Employees In One Day

SolarCity, America’s number one solar provider, is set to hire 500 new employees on October 21, during an all-day hiring event. SolarCity has been growing its footprint across the US for several years now, rolling out a bevy of new programs and offerings for consumers across the country. In late September, the residential solar provider […]

October 20th

SolarCity Expands Into Vermont

America’s foremost home solar power provider, SolarCity, has announced it is expanding into the northern state of Vermont. SolarCity began taking orders on Monday from residents in Vermont, allowing locals the opportunity to install solar on their homes at no upfront cost, “and pay less for solar electricity than they pay for utility power.” SolarCity […]

August 11th

Obama’s New Solar Program For Low- & Moderate-Income People (In Depth)

Solar power costs have come down so much in recent years that going solar is a no-brainer money-maker for millions of people. That increasingly includes low- and moderate-income people as well as rich people. Affordable solar power seems as abundant and as popular as ice cream these days. However, there’s no denying it: rich people have […]

July 10th

Top Solar States In America

Do you know which states in America are rated the highest for solar power policy? A website called SolarPowerRocks has published its list for 2015. The top ten are: New York Massachusetts Connecticut Oregon New Jersey Colorado Maryland Minnesota Vermont 10.New Mexico California might come to mind as the top solar state, but it’s not […]

November 5th

Sungevity Expands Into New Mexico and Vermont

Residential solar provider Sungevity, Inc, headquartered in Oakland, CA, has announced that it has expanded its solar services into New Mexico and Vermont. This expansion mirrors the general growth trend for solar in the United States. In fact, Sungevity was ranked the third most productive residential solar installer in America, by a GTM Research report. Sungevity was […]

August 7th