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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

In recent months, utilities have worked to put in place a policy that could slow the growth of rooftop solar: high residential demand charges. An...

Jul 22, 2016 Blog Post

Today we released Lighting the Way 4, our fourth annual installment of reports on the states with the most solar energy, and the public policies...

Jul 21, 2016 Blog Post

America's cities can do far more to drive the growth of solar energy – with or without state policy support. This May, San Francisco became...

Jun 16, 2016 Blog Post

Net metering isn’t just good for solar consumers – it’s good for everyone. That’s the conclusion of a new study from the Brookings Institution, which,...

Jun 8, 2016 Blog Post
Apr 6, 2016 Blog Post

In last week's Boston Globe an MIT economics professor argued that the fastest and fairest way to transition to a clean energy economy is to...

Mar 29, 2016 Blog Post

Our new report Solar Schools for Philadelphia found environmental and economic benefits for putting solar panels on Philadelphia schools. So if solar panels make economic...

Mar 15, 2016 Blog Post

In December, the California Public Utility Commission (CPUC) decided to keep strong net metering in California for years to come. The decision, made over the...

Feb 12, 2016 Blog Post

Last month, the Nevada Public Utility Commission voted to put in place new rates and charges for solar customers that could kill the growth of...

Jan 25, 2016 Blog Post

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