Renewable Energy Legislation to Revive PA Economy

A coalition of organizations has rendered their support for the new renewable energy bill that was introduced by Senator Art Haywood and Senator Daniel Laughlin. The legislation will help to harness the power of renewable energies like solar, which will put Pennsylvania back on the road to economic recovery. The senator’s bill will amend the… Continue reading Renewable Energy Legislation to Revive PA Economy

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8 Community Choice Aggregators Join Forces to Purchase Power Through California Community Power

Community choice aggregators (CCAs) in Northern and Central California have joined forces to form a new Joint Powers Authority (JPA). The new JPA will include Central Coast Community Energy, MCE, East Bay Community Energy, San Jose Clean Energy, Redwood Coast Energy Authority, Sonoma Clean Power, Peninsula Clean Energy, and Silicon Valley Clean Energy. According to… Continue reading 8 Community Choice Aggregators Join Forces to Purchase Power Through California Community Power

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Public Participation on Low-Wealth Solar Policy Roundup

Policymakers and local communities across the U.S. are redesigning the solar policy to incorporate low-wealth families as major stakeholders to help them benefit from local clean energy. Each month, Emphasis Power initiates a Low-Income Policy Call, which is led by our Access & Equity team. During the call, we bring together policymakers from across the… Continue reading Public Participation on Low-Wealth Solar Policy Roundup

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La Mesa Prepares to Launch Community Choice Power Program

La Mesa has partnered with four other cities to prepare the launching of the community choice energy program. The program is intended to provide a transition from renewable sources to clean energy to approximately 770,000 customers in La Mesa, San Diego, Imperial Beach, Encinitas, and Chula Vista. The SDCP (San Diego Community Power) is set… Continue reading La Mesa Prepares to Launch Community Choice Power Program

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Advocates Against Indiana Move to Curb Solar

On Wednesday, the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) gave a ruling that will see customer-owned solar inaccessible for Vectren customers. The move will reduce the credit that future-solar owners, who are served by Vectren, will receive. IURC decision will also change the period for earning credits, meaning that customer-owned solar will be credited at the… Continue reading Advocates Against Indiana Move to Curb Solar

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2021 Nominations for the Dr. Espanola Jackson Solar Justice Award Open

Emphasis: Power is pleased to announce that nominations for the Dr. Espanola Jackson Solar Justice Award are open. The award is set to celebrate outstanding solar justice heroes in honor of the legacy of Dr. Espanola Jackson. The late Dr. Espanola Jackson was a renowned environmental justice leader and solar ambassador for families with low… Continue reading 2021 Nominations for the Dr. Espanola Jackson Solar Justice Award Open

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Solar Customers in Kansas Will Get Refunds

The Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) held its regular business meeting on April 8, 2021. During the meeting, the corporation voted unanimously requiring Evergy to give refund to solar customers. According to the order, the commission reviewed the legal authority that was mentioned by the Solar Group and was convinced that the solar customers are entitled… Continue reading Solar Customers in Kansas Will Get Refunds

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