You have the right to make energy from the sun without interference.

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We believe you have the right to make energy from the sun on your property without unreasonable interference by the utility. 

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Response to SMUD’s claims about their power plants and rooftop solar

Community support is growing for SMUD to commit to closing their fossil fuel power plants, and start partnering with their customers to make, store and share more clean energy. SMUD has responded to several of the requests from the community. This post unpacks SMUD’s responses. Contact info@solarrights.org if you have a question or comment. The basic deal We’re in a…

SMUD got permission to keep solar off new homes. Now what?

The CA Energy Commission voted last week to approve SMUD’s SolarShares proposal, which we predict will effectively block solar on most new homes in Sacramento area for twenty years. Many other utilities around the state supported SMUD’s proposal and we suspect they will seek the same deal. This, despite opposition from the hundreds of community members in Sacramento and around…