Shared solar energy in the neighborhood

Virginia can achieve a carbon-free future, if they allow it.

Across the country we’re seeing states and municipalities announce aggressive carbon reduction goals to help combat a changing climate and meet constituent demand for more clean energy. In September, Governor Ralph Northam signed an executive order that calls for 30% of Virginia’s electric system to be powered by renewable energy resources by 2030, and calls ...

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.