New Report: Huge Potential Remains for California’s Currently Underwhelming Community Solar Program

Roadmap points to Commission’s major role in community solar growth, savings in California A new study from GTM Research found that major improvements to California’s lackluster existing community solar program could result in 964,000 total customers, including up to 550,000 low and moderate income customers, and $12.8 billion in state investments by 2030. The Vision ...

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California Just Made It Easier for Disadvantaged Communities to Benefit from Solar

Last month, California expanded access to solar in underserved communities. In June, the CPUC approved three new low-income solar programs for investor-owned utility customers living in disadvantaged communities (DACs): DAC-SASH, DAC-Green Tariff, and Community Solar Green Tariff. For the first time in the Golden State, going solar will become an available and affordable option for ...

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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 ...