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How we will fight barriers to solar in 2019

Solar Alliance

As the sun rises over 2019, our top priority is to fend off an expected utility attack on the net metering credit. But solar users might have a shot at knocking down several other big barriers to solar. Here’s how your voice will be critical. Defending net metering The biggest battle of 2019 will likely be over the continuation of…

How’s your town doing on solar?

Curious how your town and county stacks up with others in California on solar? We were, too. So we matched state solar installation and population data and calculated the number of solar installations per capita for every county and town in California.*  Figures are accurate as of roughly September. Click to view the full data set including your city and county…

Solar WakeUp Features Solar Rights Alliance

Influential solar newsletter SolarWakeUp featured a Q & A with Solar Rights Alliance executive director Dave Rosenfeld today. It’s a good window into what we’re trying to accomplish. Read the interview here. We’re grateful to SolarWakeUp for the exposure. They asked good questions, about Solar Rights Alliance’s mission and accomplishments, and also how we are building the organization to make…

Rooftop Solar Saves Everyone Money. Here’s Why.

Rooftop solar reduces the cost of running the electricity grid. That saves ratepayers real money. Here’s how: When more people in the community generate their own energy at homes and businesses, there is less need to build expensive new power plants, transmission lines and other infrastructure. Those savings are huge for everyone. Solar users will save all ratepayers over $2…