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Posted by joneill
January 17, 2017

“I feel like we poked a sleeping giant.”

Posted by joneill
January 7, 2017

In 2011, the Department of Energy set a goal for solar to become cost-competitive with other electricity sources by 2020. This meant residential solar would cost 9 cents per kilowatt-hour.

Posted by joneill
January 6, 2017

Solar supporters in Florida scored a major victory this November by defeating utility-backed Amendment 1.

Posted by joneill
January 4, 2017

Solar can provide long-term energy savings to non-profit organizations. These savings can then be reprogrammed to serve the non-profit’s mission.

Posted by joneill
January 3, 2017

Solar systems with battery backup have the potential to provide communities with much needed resiliency in the face of natural disasters.

Posted by joneill
December 2, 2016

Educating customers about how their electricity use impacts the wider electric grid is an important part of developing more locally-controlled energy.

Posted by joneill
November 30, 2016

Investor-owned utilities around the country have taken an interest in community solar. They see it as a way to meet customer demand for more solar, while still owning the generation capacity.

Posted by joneill
November 22, 2016

The barriers low-income families face to accessing solar have hindered its growth. Changing this is a goal of New York State’s Renewing the Energy Vision (REV) process.

Posted by joneill
November 18, 2016

Community powered solar has reached an impressive milestone. Our network of solar co-op members have together installed more than 10,000 kilowatts of solar.

Posted by joneill
November 16, 2016

A common question from prospective solar buyers is “how much will I get for the electricity my system produces?” In most places, this is determined by n

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