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Solar Workgroup announces six new solar projects in southwest Virginia

Southwest Virginia may be coal country, but solar power is coming its way, thanks to the efforts of the Solar Workgroup of Southwest Virginia. T...

SELC to FERC: Encourage independent clean power producers

On behalf of a coalition of clean energy advocates and climate change organizations, SELC submitted comments to the Federal Energy Regulatory Com...

Clean energy advocates reach agreement with Duke Energy Carolinas to extend solar program

In a significant move that will bring more solar to South Carolina, clean energy advocates have reached an agreement with Duke Energy Carolinas t...

Alabama Power doubles down, increases unjust solar charge

Rather than taking steps to open access to rooftop solar, Alabama Power has proposed to raise its unfair fees targeting rooftop solar customers,...

Alabama Power’s charge on solar: 5 years of stunting solar growth

Residents in Alabama pay the second highest residential electric bills in the country, over $1,700, on average, each year. Energy efficiency inve...

SELC files to defend rooftop solar rights in Alabama

Alabama citizens and conservation groups are challenging Alabama Power’s unjust monthly fee imposed on customers who install and use rooftop sola...

Virginia Supreme Court rules in favor of customers in Dominion solar case

The Virginia Supreme Court today issued a decision to protect the right of Virginia companies to purchase 100 percent renewable energy, a decisio...

Solar power, energy efficiency rising as answer to S.C. nuke debacle

SELC’s clean energy advocacy in South Carolina is gaining public traction as South Carolina contemplates how it will deliver power to its citizen...

Solar works for South Carolina

In 2014, South Carolina enacted legislation opening the door for solar growth across the state. Thanks to that landmark law, over the past three...

Dominion continues efforts to thwart clean energy in Virginia

The Virginia Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in an appeal case that further exemplifies Dominion Energy’s attempts to stifle the renewable...

S.C. nuke failure should lead to more solar, not less

With the $9 billion failure of a nuclear plant construction still consuming the South Carolina legislature, backers of carbon-free energy are bra...

Federal attacks on clean energy market disproportionately impact the South

Following energy policy decisions favoring fossil fuel industry interests and attempts to prop up aging, uneconomic coal plants, the Trump admini...

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