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Despite Economic Benefits of Climate Change Adaptation, FL Senate Hopeful Remains Strident Climate Denier

After losing the Republican primary, Marco Rubio is trying to reclaim his former U.S. Senate seat. Given his blatant denial of the risks…

In Defense of Rooftop Solar

Utility giants claim large-scale solar is the way of the future, citing lower cost and higher efficiency compared to decentralized alternatives. But despite…

Big Win for Solar as California Preserves Net-Metering

A historic decision by the California Public Utilities Commission means that net-metering, which allows rooftop solar owners to connect to the electricity grid…

Nevada Guts Payments for Rooftop Solar, Installers Call It Quits

In a strange decision that is forcing rooftop solar businesses in the sunny state of Nevada to close their doors, the state's utility…

New $30M Financing Vehicle Helps Create a Mid-Market for Energy Efficiency Projects

Energy efficiency projects have largely been the domain of big energy service companies carrying out multimillion-dollar projects for government customers. Leveraging new energy…

Minnesota Crafts a Formula to Calculate the Value of Consumer-Generated Solar Power

The big deal is that the methodology is not just about how much solar power is worth to the utility company and its…

Solar Business Booming in New England

Small and medium-sized businesses such as Maryland's Astrum Solar are riding the growing wave of consumer interest in residential solar PV systems, as…

Xcel’s Colorado Community Solar Gardens Developer Initiative Sells Out in 30 Mins

Opening up its Solar Rewards Community program to project developers, Xcel subsidiary Public Service Co. of Colorado's first RFP for small-scale community solar…