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Pennsylvania Ready for More Solar Job Growth with Community Solar

Vote Solar urges continued Statehouse leadership, expanding jobs and access to local energy Harrisburg, PA - The Solar Foundation today released its annual National Solar Jobs Census, showing that Pennsylvania’s solar industry employs 3,848 workers, climbing 26% percent over 2016. Vote Solar urges lawmakers to keep Pennsylvania solar jobs shining with strong state policy that ...

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The Mid-Atlantic is Ready to Shine

Vote Solar will expand advocacy in three key states Vote Solar is doubling down in the Mid-Atlantic – that cluster of states that is defined more by what it’s not (the Northeast, Southeast, or Midwest) than what it is – a politically, socially, and economically diverse swath of rural heartland and coastal urbanites orbiting 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.