A recently passed “community solar” bill in Virginia should not be confused with programs in states like Colorado and Minnesota, advocates say.
Ratepayers in the Carolinas could save nearly $10 billion if Duke Energy increased solar power sixfold, shuttered coal plants ahead of schedule, and abandoned goals for a new nuclear plant, a new report shows.
SolarCity, the top installer of residential rooftop solar systems in the U.S., is setting its sights on a third state in the Southeast.
A national energy marketer offering electricity and natural gas in 10 states and the District of Columbia is trying to pry open monopoly service territory of Dominion Virginia Power.
With a vote Thursday, a Charlotte, North Carolina school district took a step closer to implementing a major solar initiative expected to save millions of dollars in operating costs.
Following a trail blazed by a large dairy plant, a private college and a U.S. defense agency have collectively embarked on the second and third microgrids in Virginia while overcoming challenges integrating with their utilities.
A working group of clean energy advocates and utilities hopes Virginia lawmakers will consider four policy changes next year to expand the state’s solar market.
A utility in southwest Virginia, is proposing to make renewable energy available to its ratepayers, but critics say the rate is prohibitively expensive.
On Wednesday, the North Carolina Energy Policy Council unanimously voted to formally request that the General Assembly re-evaluate state energy policy.
Former four-term South Carolina Congressman Gresham Barrett is joining with Sunrun to launch the Palmetto Conservative Solar Coalition.