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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

This blog was written by John D. Wilson, former Deputy Director for Regulatory Policy at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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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

This blog was written by Amelia Shenstone, former Regional Advocacy Director with the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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Georgia Tax Exemption Can Improve Project Economics

Georgia has a number of tax exemptions that could potentially apply to solar and other electric power generation projects. One that can really impact project economics is Georgia’s tangible personal property tax…

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"Deceptive Language Award" Presented to Utility Companies Supporting Florida's Amendment 1

This is a guest post from the Clear Language Institute located in Sarasota, Florida. To read the original post, go here. The Clear Language Institute Publicly Recognizes "World Class Deception" in Proposed…