Category: community solar

How Shared Solar is Giving People the Power in France

By contributing to the citizens’ fund and association Énergie Partagée, everyone can become a champion of the energy revolution — for example, by supporting shared solar energy from Normandy.
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Colorado Community Solar Expands to Reach Low-Income Families

The utility Grand Valley Power is working with Grid Alternatives on the first community solar farm to help low-income families save money on their electric bills.
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How the Solar Industry is Coming Together to Expand Community Solar

The Solar Electric Power Association is leading a new program with partners across the solar industry to open the doors for more community solar projects.
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Community Solar Helps to Expands Access to Clean Energy

In the latest round of SunShot funding from the Department of Energy, Illinois' Cook County landed more than $1 million to grow its community solar options.
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PG&E Brings Community Solar to All Its Customers

Californians are about to get access to community solar in a big way, as the huge utility rolls out its green option program.
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Minnesota’s Low-Income Families Can Go Solar with RREAL

The Rural Renewable Energy Alliance has created solar gardens for families that want to go solar but would normally be unable to afford an installation.
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Pro-Solar Conservatives Steps Up to Boost Home Solar in Florida

Conservatives for Energy Freedom, a Florida group launched by Debbie Dooley of the Green Tea Movement, is petitioning the state to open the market for solar in Florida.
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Iowa Co-Op Utility Goes Solar with Its Rural (and Amish!) Customers

From installing solar phone booths used by the Amish to building the states's largest community solar farm, one electric utility shows how solar in Iowa can work.
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New York High-Rise Dwellers Hope for Access to Solar with New Bill

Many New Yorkers live in high-rises, some of which won’t or can’t go solar for one reason or another. So how about building some offsite shared renewable facilities they can ...
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Virtual Net Metering Grows in Popularity, Expands Solar’s Reach

When the clock ticked over to the year 2014, New Hampshire officially enabled residents to receive credit on their utility bills from solar energy — without a single solar panel ...
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