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Broad Coalition Helps Solar Win in Florida On 1

This is a guest blog originally published by FL SUN (Florida Solar United Neighborhoods) a cooperative effort spearheaded by League of Women Voters and supported by Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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Thankful for More Solar in Alabama

While the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has been retiring old coal plants or investing in expensive pollution controls to keep other coal plants operational, it has primarily focused on replacing any lost…

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Q and A: Republican seeks to build on South Carolina’s solar momentum

This post originally appeared in Southeast Energy News on Nov. 21, 2016 and was written by Jim Pierobon. The original post can be found here. Former four-term South Carolina Congressman Gresham Barrett…

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Scapegoating Rooftop Solar

With the defeat of the utility-sponsored anti-solar Amendment 1 in Florida, we are wondering what the utilities' next step will be. Will they engage with stakeholders to put more sun into the…

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Floridians REJECT anti-solar Amendment 1!

We are excited to announce that Floridians rejected the deceptive, utility-backed Amendment 1, which would have halted solar development by paving the way for utilities to penalize solar customers. As a founding member…

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Lafayette restores smart solar policy

Late on November 7th, a local Lafayette, Louisiana newspaper (The Independent) posted a story, "About-face: LUS seeks repeal of ‘solar tax’ ordinance." Lafayette is restoring its smart solar policy! On November 1st, I published…

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Consumer Energy Alliance, Group Behind Fraudulent Petitions and Letters Signed by Dead People, Releases Anti-Solar Report

This is a guest post from David Pomerantz, executive director of the Energy and Policy Institute. Prior to joining EPI, David spent eight years working with Greenpeace to move the electric sector away…

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Local utility quietly clouds solar future

UPDATE: Lafayette restores smart solar policy Back in 2012, my family installed a new solar power system on our home. Federal tax credits coupled with Louisiana's solar power tax credits meant we spent…

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Solar In The Southeast, Fall Update

SACE Staffer Alissa Jean Schafer contributed to this post. When it comes to deploying solar power, the Southeastern United States has been a mixed bag for quite some time. Thanks to weak or non-existent…

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Public window into Florida utility planning opens, shuts

While Floridians await a Public Service Commission (PSC) ruling later this year on a 24% rate hike for Florida Power & Light, the Commission is also considering another matter: acceptance of Ten…