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From heartbreak to hope: Why I'm optimistic

In a time of so much uncertainty, we’ve made remarkable strides in paving the way for climate progress across the country. In this year alone, Vote Solar secured clean energy access for over 30% of the US population. Yet, when I look back, I’m most grateful to know that we are working with people like ...

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What democracy looks like

Here's our monthly roundup of solar news including Illinois, Florida, Arizona, New Mexico & DC. But first, PLEASE VOTE. This collective and messy enterprise of sharing a planet depends on YOU staying engaged and holding those in power accountable. We’ll keep doing our part. Some sad news to begin: we mourn the passing of our ...


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.