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  • Find a fairer way to pay for solar

    Find a fairer way to pay for solar
        There is no social, political or economic issue that doesn’t have a civil-rights component to it, which is why the Florida NAACP looks to always add our voice wherever there is injustice. That doesn’t always sit well with some...
  • Taxpayer-subsidized solar energy helps the poor too

    To the editor: I installed a solar panel on my roof about two years ago. It will take me about 10 years to recover the cost of the system after including the state rebate and federal tax credit. That's a pretty poor return on investment. ("Minority groups...
  • Proposal would allow neighbors to share cost, credit for solar projects

    Proposal would allow neighbors to share cost, credit for solar projects
    In hopes of bringing solar energy to the masses, the Citizens Utility Board and Environmental Defense Fund on Tuesday announced a proposal to allow Illinois neighborhoods to invest in solar projects together and share in the compensation credits that...
  • Apple building big solar energy farm in California

    Apple Inc. will spend nearly $850 million on a solar energy project that will generate enough power for the computer giant's new corporate headquarters, stores and other operations in California. The tech company will be the biggest single consumer of...
  • Workshop On Solarize Avon Program For Homeowners Is On Tuesday

    AVON — Residents can learn about a program that seeks to make putting rooftop solar power panels on homes easier and more affordable at a information session on Tuesday evening. The event will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Avon Free Public Library,...
  • Coalition gathers signatures for 2016 vote on solar energy

    Coalition gathers signatures for 2016 vote on solar energy
    A petition drive that would let Florida voters expand the market for solar energy is racking up signatures. About month into the drive, Floridians for Solar Choice announced they've gathered 100,000 of the nearly 700,000 signatures needed to add their...
  • To Boost Rooftop Solar, Malloy Offers Plan Betting Ratepayer Millions

    NEW BRITAIN — Surrounded by solar panel crews, energy officials and students at E.C. Goodwin Technical High School, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Tuesday proposed an ambitious bet to grow by tenfold the use of rooftop solar in Connecticut. The...
  • Google invests $300 million in fund for residential solar power

    Google invests $300 million in fund for residential solar power
    Google Inc. is making another large investment in renewable energy, but this time average homeowners could be the ones reaping the benefits.  The Mountain View, Calif.-based Internet search giant said Thursday it would invest $300 million in a new...
  • Work To Install Solar Panels At Avon Schools To Start In March

    AVON — Work to install solar power panels at two public schools should start by the end of March, school officials said Tuesday. The town wants to install the panels on the roofs of Avon High School, Avon Middle School and the public works building...
  • McAuliffe signs Dominion bill

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed legislation freezing electricity rates and exemption Dominion Power and Appalachian Power from periodic state rate reviews, his office said Tuesday afternoon. Senate Bill 1349 has been one of the more controversial bills...
  • Change state's laws for better access to clean solar energy

    When we wake and flip on a switch, we take for granted the light will come on so we can see to get dressed. Then we step into the kitchen and turn on the coffee pot before checking phones we left charging overnight. Though our routines vary, it's safe...