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

In response to growing community pressure on SMUD to both commit to closing their fossil fuel power plants, and stop attacking rooftop solar users, SMUD has defended their current actions. This post unpacks SMUD’s claims. Contact if you have a question or comment. The basic deal We’re in a climate crisis. We must fully stop using fossil fuels and…

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…