SMUD: Once a leader in solar, now trying to tax the sun

Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) staff recently released a proposal asking its elected Board of Directors to adopt large and punitive fees for rooftop solar customers. These new solar fees would undermine SMUD customers’ basic right to reduce and control their own utility bills. If adopted by the SMUD Board of Directors, these unjustified fees ...


Consumers Fight for Solar Rights

SB 288, the Solar Bill of Rights, would protect the rights of families and businesses to invest in rooftop solar SACRAMENTO, CA - Fighting to protect basic rights to generate energy from the sun, California consumers and clean energy supporters applauded the passage of SB 288 through its first critical hurdle in the Senate Energy ...

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San Francisco rally in favor of renewable energy policy

Hundreds of Solar Workers Rally at California PUC

Over 150 solar workers rallied Thursday morning at the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to continue policies that support the fast-growing rooftop solar market in California. The ralliers called attention to the recent, spectacular growth of California’s solar economy, a testament to business innovation and continued policy leadership in the Golden State. A few sunny ...