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Posted by joneill
October 26, 2016

(Cross-posted from MD SUN)

Posted by joneill
October 21, 2016

Community solar allows people unable to put solar on their own homes the ability to receive the benefits of solar. Community solar can take on several forms.

Posted by joneill
October 11, 2016

The rapid growth of the rooftop solar industry has enabled more people to take control of where their energy comes from.

Posted by joneill
October 9, 2016

Solar co-ops allow groups of neighbors in a community to go solar together.

Posted by joneill
October 7, 2016

More than 40% of new electricity generation came from wind energy last year. This growth is almost entirely from land-based wind turbines.

Posted by joneill
September 19, 2016

The utility sector is in the middle of what some have called “merger mania”. Between 2010 and 2014, 18 utility mergers were approved.

Posted by joneill
September 9, 2016

Community Power Network (CPN) is pleased to announce the Charles and Margery Barancik Foundation will be supporting its work to develop solar co-ops across the Florida through CPN project FL SUN.

Posted by stievere
September 7, 2016

About the Position

Community Power Network (including DC SUNMD SUNWV SUNVA SUN, and OH SUN) is seeking a WV SUN Co-op Coordinator to support our solar co-op work in West Virginia. The Coordinator will support the WV SUN Program Director in implement solar co-op programs in West Virginia, as well as conduct extensive communications, outreach, press, and trainings around the solar co-op model, with the goal of scaling up their impact and reach.

Posted by joneill
August 5, 2016

Minnesota Power, one of the state’s major utilities, recently proposed two new community solar gardens. One has a capacity of 1 MW and the other has a capacity of 40 kW.

Posted by joneill
August 1, 2016

As the saying goes: “there’s nothing new under the sun”. CPN’s work began in 2007, but we weren’t the first group in D.C. to try to help our neighbors go solar.

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