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Solar Power Most Popular with Middle Class

The Center for American Progress (CAP) has found that homes in middle class communities now account for the largest percentage of solar electric installations in states like California, Arizona and New Jersey.

AB 217 Brings Solar To Low-Income Californians

In order for renewable energy to make a significant impact on the state economy and greenhouse gas emissions, it needs to be accessible to everyone. AB 217 extends important programs for low-income residents in California.

No Outcome for Solar Auction in Colorado

The BLM goes back the drawing board after recent auction of utility scale solar projects receives no bids. Meanwhile, residential and small commercial solar installations continue to gain popularity.

Public Pools Now Eligible for Solar Thermal Program

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has announced that pools for commercial or public use will now be eligible to claim rebates from the California Solar Initiative (CSI) for installing solar pool heater systems.

Solar Panels More Common on New Homes

Recent US Census numbers and a survey done by SunPower show that home builders are adding more and more solar installations to their new constructions.