Community Solar

NY Green Bank raises $314 million to meet demand for clean energy project financing

The transaction with Bank of America is the largest ever conducted by a green bank in the United States.
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South Carolina’s Past Failures and New Policies Contribute to a Brighter Future for Solar...

South Carolina now stands among the more proactive Southern states in clean energy policy. But it wasn’t always that way.

Given detailed analysis, grids can host the most solar

Originally published at ILSR.org Electricity customers are lining up to generate their own clean, affordable solar energy, but to get it to them, solar developers must navigate the impediments of a congested and outdated...

In Wisconsin, conservatives make the case for third-party community solar

A conservative-led alliance of farming, construction, and clean energy groups is pushing new legislation in Wisconsin meant to create competition and accelerate the development of subscriber-backed community solar projects.

New Mexico’s community solar program

Originally published at ILSR.org Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed the Energy Transition Act (SB 489) in 2019, which introduced the idea of a community solar program, and also mandated that New Mexico move to...

Report: 30M solar homes would create 1.77M jobs, $69B in energy savings

Our new report finds that installing rooftop solar panels and community solar systems to serve the equivalent of 30 million American homes would create significant economic benefits.

Borrego to build 6.7-MW community solar array in Maine

CleanCapital’s cumulative acquisitions now total more than $850 million. This is CleanCapital’s first project in Maine, expanding the company’s total acquisitions to more than 230 MW in 19 states.

SEIA applauds NJ solar bills that encourage community solar, ‘dual-use’ solar and more

Earlier this month, the New Jersey legislature passed two pieces of legislation that will help increase solar development across the state.

California CCA launches community solar program aimed at energy equity

This week Marin Clean Energy (MCE) a community choice aggregator in California announced the launch of two new programs, Community Solar Connection and Green Access, aimed at energy equity and affordability. MCE will be...

Nexamp and ComEd partner on “Give-A-Ray” to expand access to community solar

The Mayor of Rockford, Ill., this week joined community solar provider Nexamp and ComEd to launch Give-A-Ray, a new 15-year program to provide solar energy benefits and savings to low and moderate income customers...