21
SEP
2015

The Overlooked Dirty Energy Money Behind Solar Net Metering Battles, And Why It Matters

Across the country, state and local lawmakers are battling over a solar energy policy called net metering. But while the reasons for disagreement vary from place to place, several share a common and oft-unreported thread: Many attacks on the solar policy are supported by fossil...
21
SEP
2015

Myths And Facts About Net Metering For Solar Energy

Net metering policies, which allow utilities’ customers to send energy from solar panels on their homes into the electric grid in exchange for a credit, are being threatened by efforts in several states to roll back or dismantle the policies — most of whic...
13
MAY
2014

White House Unveils New Solar Panel Installation

President Obama unveiled the newest installation of solar panels on the White House late last week. This is a project that President Obama committed to in 2010. It was not until last 2011 that the process actually began citing a variety of political issues as well as security...
12
MAY
2009

The Silver Lining to No RPS

May 12, 2009 Updated June 17, 2009 (Updates are noted in italics and bold) The Florida Legislature ended its 2009 Legislative Session on Friday, May 8.  Even though the Florida Legislature failed to adopt a Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS), the Florida solar industry received...
07
APR
2009

Federal Investment Tax Credit Update

Federal Tax Credit Update: Please be advised that the federal tax credit changes affecting solar allow a grant in lieu of a credit for the business investment tax credit only, and not the residential tax credit. Residential customers will continue to be eligible for the solar tax...