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Exploring small-scale solar's potential to improve grid resilience during a deep freeze event

In February 2021, Texas' electricity system failed amid a prolonged cold snap - leaving millions of Texans shivering or in the dark. Rooftop solar power,...

Feb 10, 2022 Report

As the winter storm that hit Texas last February showed, our energy system is fragile, and when it fails lots of people suffer. But transitioning...

Feb 1, 2022 Blog Post

Superstores might be hard to miss, but they're hiding something on their roofs: huge potential for solar power. Building solar on America's 100,000 big box...

Jan 21, 2022 Blog Post
Big roofs, big potential for renewable energy

The wide open, flat, sunny roofs of malls and superstores are perfect locations for solar panels. The U.S. has over 100,000 big retail buildings,...

Jan 20, 2022 Report
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

In the debate about how much rooftop solar owners should be paid for the electricity they generate, some of the most important benefits usually get...

Jul 12, 2021 Blog Post

Kansas utilities fought to kill net metering and managed to get incentives for solar owners slashed. Not satisfied, one of the utilities, Evergy, tried to...

Jul 9, 2021 Blog Post
Protecting California’s Climate and Land

Solar panels installed on our homes and businesses are a great source of clean, renewable energy, but they have many other benefits as well. From...

Jul 8, 2021 Report

Ohio utilities successfully weakened state renewable energy standards and tried to kill net metering. Most recently, FirstEnergy and its associates have been accused by federal...

Jul 8, 2021 Blog Post

Dominion sought to impose huge fees on solar owners and to reduce net metering compensation even after the South Carolina legislature unanimously passed pro-solar, customer-supporting...

Jul 7, 2021 Blog Post

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