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When Solar Rights Are Under Attack, We Fight Back

When a shadowy group launched an opportunistic attack that could strip away solar rights in every state, Vote Solar leapt into action. We immediately mobilized a nationwide, bi-partisan campaign---with astounding results. On April 14th, the New England Ratepayers Association (NERA), a secretive special interest group, filed a petition with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) ...

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Celebrating Juneteenth

As we move towards recognizing Juneteenth as a national holiday, it is imperative that we learn about its history & significance. For far too long, African American history has been viewed as independent of American history. That must end. Juneteenth is not the day that enslaved people were liberated. This day marks the day that ...


Net Metering

Like rollover minutes for a cell phone, net metering gives solar energy customers full credit on their utility bills for the excess clean power they contribute to the grid.

This simple billing arrangement is one of the most important state policies for helping Americans generate their own power from the sun. By encouraging private investment in local solar power, it’s creating jobs, reducing utility costs, and building a cleaner energy future for us all.