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Cuts to net metering could threaten California's solar progress

California’s ambitious climate and clean energy goals depend on steady growth in rooftop solar power. Utilities, however, are pushing for dramatic reductions in compensation to...

Jul 27, 2021 Report

Rooftop solar is an important tool to cut carbon emissions, reduce air pollution and transition away from fossil fuels. Americans overwhelmingly support it, but still...

Jun 24, 2021 Blog Post

In the winter of 2000-2001, millions of California homes went dark as manipulation of California’s deregulated electricity market created rolling blackouts and bankrupted a utility....

Jun 3, 2021 Blog Post

How can U.S. communities secure cheaper, cleaner electricity for their residents? Community bulk power can help.

Apr 30, 2021 Blog Post

Solar panels have a major role in the transition from an extractive, polluting economy to a sustainable one. Planning ahead for how to dispose of...

Oct 16, 2020 Blog Post

Millions of Americans are facing financial hardships due to COVID-19. Taking lessons from the past and investing in energy efficiency can play a part in...

Jun 22, 2020 Blog Post

Our annual ranking finds that cities across the country are expanding their solar power capacities. When a good idea gains momentum, widespread public support and...

May 29, 2020 Blog Post
The Top U.S. Cities for Solar Energy

What does the solar revolution look like in America's cities? Our seventh annual survey of solar energy in America’s biggest cities finds that solar energy...

May 27, 2020 Report

Now is the time for cities, as well as states and the federal government, to recommit to the policies that can move us closer to...

Aug 6, 2019 Blog Post

For the release of The True Value of Solar, co-authors Gideon Weissman and Emma Searson were joined by Karl R. Rábago, Executive Director of the...

Jul 15, 2019 Blog Post

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