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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 ...

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VICTORY: New Mexico Solar Customers Avoid Unjust Rate Hike

Today, customers of the New Mexico utility Southwestern Public Service Company (SPS) no longer have to worry about having to pay higher fees for producing their own solar energy. Most solar customers will even see reductions in their total surcharge fees. Earthjustice and Vote Solar, in partnership with New Mexico attorney Jason Marks, fought SPS’s ...

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. ...