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Will future fuel shortages and cyberattacks leave homeowners powerless?

Recently a ransomware attack shut down the Colonial Pipeline, which delivers 45% of fuel to the Eastern Seaboard. This time the temporary crisis mainly affected transportation.  But what if an attack like this happens...

Residential solar prices hit record low in 2020, says EnergySage

“In 2020, people spent more time in their homes, but they also spent more on their homes,” said EnergySage CEO and founder Vikram Aggarwal.

Hawaiian Electric needs to ramp up rooftop solar, seeks customer input

Release of the CER strategy follows a year of consultation and cooperation with the rooftop solar industry
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Solar industry employment dropped 6.7% in 2020, new report shows

The U.S. solar industry employed 231,474 workers in 2020, a 6.7% drop from 2019 due to pandemic restrictions and increased labor productivity, according to the National Solar Jobs Census 2020 released today by the Solar Energy...

There are 30 times more jobs created from rooftop solar vs utility-scale solar, utility...

For every million the utility proposed spending on rooftop solar, it would create 30 times more jobs than $1 million spent on utility-scale solar.
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State and federal initiatives increasingly promote energy equity

For clean energy to succeed on a broad scale, it must benefit all communities, not just affluent ones.

New report sheds light on residential solar adoption in terms of access and equity

Solar-adopter incomes presently skew high in all states, but, as with the national trends, that skew has diminished over time in most states. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory released a report last week that highlights income,...

New survey shows solar installer confidence increased 60% in 2020

Installers expressed more confidence in the industry than in any previous Installer Survey, with just 18% of installers saying COVID-19 decreased their confidence.

Who really benefits from solar net metering?

Solar powered homeowners help everyone in their community through net metering, even their neighbors who still depend on the grid.

FERC Order 2222-A continues to be good news for renewable project developers

States with demand response programs no longer have the ability to opt-out similar to DERA order 2222.