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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
Measuring the Benefits of Rooftop Solar Power

To help develop smart public policy around solar energy, many public utilities commissions, utilities and other organizations have conducted or sponsored “value-of-solar” studies that attempt...

Jul 11, 2019 Report
The Top U.S. Cities for Solar Energy

Cities across America are rapidly adopting solar energy - read on to find out how highly your city ranks. Wherever you live, solar energy is...

Apr 9, 2019 Report

This month, California updated its building codes to require to require all new homes to include solar panels starting in 2020. This got us wondering:...

Dec 19, 2018 Blog Post
The Next Step for Clean Energy

Installing solar panels on all new homes is a common-sense step that would create a wave of clean, renewable energy, reduce dangerous greenhouse gas emissions,...

Dec 3, 2018 Report

In August 2017, my representatives voted to implement a rule that will seriously impede the growth of the solar energy industry in Maine. The new...

Nov 3, 2017 Blog Post

Blocking the Sun documents 20 fossil fuel-backed groups and electric utilities running some of the nation’s most aggressive campaigns to slow the growth of...

Nov 2, 2017 Blog Post

Solar energy is booming across America. Our new report, Shining Cities 2017, is the fourth edition in our series ranking U.S. cities by installed solar...

Apr 7, 2017 Blog Post

The vast majority of the 16 recent solar cost-benefit analyses we reviewed for Shining Rewards found that, even with full retail net metering, solar owners...

Oct 18, 2016 Blog Post