Category: Solar Policy

Another Ariz. Utility Tries to Kill Home Solar with $50 Monthly Fee

Phoenix utility SRP has approved a monthly "demand fee" that will cost owners of home solar systems $50 a month. Solar firms intend to sue to stop the fee.
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Can Utilities Evolve to Meet Customers’ Demand for Greener, Smarter Energy?

The 10th annual Energy Pulse from the Shelton Group details the coming revolution in the energy business, and how utilities are struggling to prepare.
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Why Indiana Keeps Getting Worse at Home Solar

A new bill in the state's House of Representatives aims to continue Indiana's already-successful efforts to throttle small-scale solar.
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Solar in Canada: Saskatchewan’s Adoption is Slow, but Gaining Speed

The prairie province is ideally situated for solar in Canada, but a lack of strong incentives are slowing what could be a huge boon for Saskatchewan.
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Dispelling the Myths About California’s Clean Energy Future

A political advocacy group with close ties to the oil and gas industries is trying to turn back California's money-saving clean energy plan.
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Solar Financing Guide Explores the Ins and Outs of Leases, Loans

The Clean Energy States Alliance has published an in-depth report on how homeowners should approach solar financing for the best possible deal.
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Solar Industry Heavyweights Step in to Standardize Solar Financing

SolarCity, Sunrun and others are picking up the reins of an effort to make PPAs, leases and solar financing in general as straightforward as possible.
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California’s Taking Big Steps to Create More Affordable Solar Housing

As part of the governor's big green efforts, the state will invest $54 million in affordable solar housing in the coming years.
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The Solar Foundation’s Andrea Luecke Holds the Statistical Key to Solar Jobs

When everyone is talking about the incredible growth of solar jobs in recent years, they're using the data that Luecke and her staff have painstakingly collected.
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SunShot Initiative Invests Another $59 Million to Speed the Solar Boom

$14 million to help states speed solar adoption and $45 million to spur innovation gives the solar boom a big push from the DOE's Sunshot Initiative.
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