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David Crane Joins Vote Solar Board of Directors

Vote Solar, a national non-profit solar advocacy organization, announced today that energy industry veteran David Crane has joined its board of directors. “We’re honored to welcome our newest board member David Crane, a business leader and renewable energy champion who has made it his personal mission to transform the power sector to meet twenty-first century ...

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What comes next?

You don’t need me to tell you that Tuesday’s election will change a lot, with profound consequences for our communities and our planet. But what does it mean for solar? It means we’re still in this fight. Here’s why: 1) Clean energy has mighty support. Bi-partisan supermajorities of Americans want to see more solar powering ...

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Now that Solar is Cost Competitive, Utilities are Taking Aim at This 1978 Energy Law

There’s an emerging trend among utilities across the country to undermine a law that promotes solar energy. The attack is on a decades-old law called the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act, or PURPA – a law that has paved the way for policies that have brought renewable energy into the mainstream in the United States. ...