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Maryland Legislators Affirm Commitment to Clean Energy

Legislators in Maryland have taken a strong stand for clean energy. This week, both the state house and senate voted to override the governor’s veto of legislation increasing the state’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS) from 20 percent by 2022 to 25 percent by 2020. The override passed by comfortable margins, defying public efforts by Republican ...

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A Bright Spot for Low-Income Solar in Illinois Energy Legislation

The Illinois General Assembly, following a series of marathon hearings and sessions, has passed sweeping energy legislation, called the Future Energy Jobs Bill (SB 2814). Once approved by Governor Bruce Rauner, the legislation will expand solar access, with a particular focus on making sure low-income communities participate in the new growing solar market. While the ...

Net Metering

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Vermont Expands Net Metering Program with Utility Support

Vermont just became the latest state to score a big win for net metering and customer-sited solar - but the Green Mountain State's distinctly collaborative and positive policy process sets this victory apart. Learn more from the front lines of Vermont's net metering victory in this guest post by Andrew Savage of All Earth Renewables. ...