The weasel worded solar power ballot question in Florida was defeated by voters, even though utilities and fossil fuel industries poured over $20 million into a campaign to defraud voters.
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The latest poll from Pew Research Center shows 89% of all Americans strongly approve of the use of solar power to create electricity. 40% say they are considering a rooftop solar system for their own home.
Currently working on contracting with a third party to install solar panels, free of charge to its customers, CPS Energy is gearing up for its new “Rent the Roof” solar program in San Antonio, Texas. The pilot program, set to launch in mid-2015, is still in the request-for-proposals (RFP) phase, evaluating contractor proposals for installing […]
VoteSolar has produced a tip sheet on principles for distributed solar generation policies and rates. On the surface of it, this type of information might not seem all that appealing to the average consumer, but it is actually quite important because distributed solar allows consumers more freedom of choice. Freedom of choice generally gets consumer […]
The Rocky Mountain Institute’s eLab has created a new report on solar power benefits and costs (distributed solar PV benefits and costs, to be specific). This is a critical effort, and a very useful report to help that effort along. Better valuation of distributed solar PV (DPV) is sorely needed in order to steer the quite […]
Another day, another market research report is out (well, hundreds probably came out today). As always, though, it’s hard to pass up one on solar power. And the one today is even on distributed solar power. According to Navigant Research (formerly Pike Research), 220 gigawatts (GW) — 220,000 megawatts (MW) — of distributed solar power […]