News Release | Environment America

Solar industry: we can drive pollution reductions in Clean Power Plan

WASHINGTON, DC– With the Clean Power Plan days away from becoming final, more than 650 solar industry leaders from hundreds of businesses issued a letter to the White House today, supporting a strong plan that emphasizes renewable energy.

Senate finance committee puts wind and solar on short leash

By | Rob Sargent
Senior Director, Campaign for 100% Renewable Energy

A finance package extending tax credits for wind power to the end of next year, recently approved by a key U.S. Senate panel, has been hailed as progress for clean energy, and it is. But here at Environment America we're containing our enthusiasm.

Game changer for solar?

By | Bret Fanshaw
Solar Program Coordinator

This week, President Obama announced a plan to increase the availability of solar energy for all Americans, particularly in low and moderate-income communities and those renting their homes and businesses. This step will allow more Americans to access solar energy, and continue our country’s necessary transition away from dirty fossil fuels of the past. 

News Release | Environment America

President Obama announces program to increase solar access for all Americans

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, President Obama announced a plan to increase access to solar energy for all Americans, particularly for those in low and moderate-income communities and those renting their homes or businesses.

20 percent clean energy by 2030? We can and must do better.

By | Rob Sargent
Senior Director, Campaign for 100% Renewable Energy

On Tuesday, the Obama administration announced a commitment to nearly triple wind power, solar power, and other non-hydro renewable sources in the U.S., so that they make up 20 percent of our energy use by 2030. 

News Release | Environment America

Countering utility claims, report says solar panel owners provide net benefits

BOSTON, MA – Homes and businesses with solar panels deliver more benefits than they receive through programs like net metering, a report said today, countering increasing complaints from utilities that solar homeowners don’t pay their fair share.

Do you know what this weekend is?

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This summer solstice is almost here! To celebrate the longest day of the year, we wanted to share the reasons we love solar. Be sure take the Twitter solstice challenge and tweet out your favorite! 

Unsure If You Should Go Solar? Read This.

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It’s easy to get overwhelmed when you’re considering solar panels. Many folks confess they aren’t sure where to start. The first question to answer is whether you’re a good candidate. So here's a flow chart to help you. Check it out.

New York’s decision to launch energy-efficient solar powered trucks onto the streets will help limit pollution from our well-loved food trucks.

Bipartisan victories across the nation help solar shine

By | Rob Sargent
Senior Director, Campaign for 100% Renewable Energy

Bipartisan support for solar is on the rise! Maryland, Texas, and Georgia all pass new measures to further the local solar revolution, and enable communities increased access to affordable clean energy. 

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