Heat Waves & Blackouts? Solar Can Help Build Resilience

It’s hot out there. In July, heat waves sent temperatures soaring across much of the U.S., putting lives in danger, straining our electric grid, and contributing to power outages across the country.. The impacts weigh heaviest on America’s most vulnerable populations — low-income families, seniors, and children. Nationwide, more than a million people lost power ...


NAACP Energy Justice Training Builds Community Leadership

I was honored to join dozens of advocates from across the country at the NAACP’s Energy Justice Training in Sagninaw, Michigan last week. Led by the NAACP’s Environmental & Climate Justice Program (NAACP ECJP), this training aims to equip and inspire participants to help their communities take action to advance energy justice - including clean ...

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.