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Dazzling Dozen US States Illuminate Path To Solar Energy Future

July 26th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci

A solar energy revolution is dawning in America, led by the "Dazzling Dozen" - twelve states whose progressive policies dominate the solar industry with 85% of all US solar capacity but just 28% of the total population. Environment America’s “Lighting the Way” report outlines their successful policies and illuminate the path forward to a nationwide clean energy economy


Shared Renewables Could Supercharge California’s Clean Energy Economy

April 1st, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci

California’s clean energy economy is already America’s largest, but two bills making their way through the state legislature could open access to renewables for millions of utility customers – without any subsidies. If passed, SB 43 and AB 104 would allow the 75% of California utility customers who can’t install their own on-site generation to subscribe to “shared” renewable energy projects of up to 20 megawatts (MW). Advocates say a 500MW shared renewables pilot program within the state’s three largest utility service territories would create 7,000 green jobs, earn $60 million in state sales tax revenue, generate $2 billion in economic activity, and voluntarily surpass the state’s 33% renewable portfolio standard


Where’s the Clean Energy Stimulus? Q2 a Record Quarter for US Solar Market

September 10th, 2012 | by Andrew

Q2 was a record quarter for the US solar market, intensifying opposition and populist rhetoric notwithstanding. Utility solar power installations powered second quarter gains in solar power capacity, though residential solar power installations increased for the fourth consecutive quarter, according to SEIA-GTM Research's latest quarterly report.



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