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2019 trends making and braking rooftop solar in the South

Solar is booming across the South as more homeowners turn to clean, affordable rooftop solar to meet their energy needs, and as state policy make...

Alabama regulators to hold hearing on solar fee

On Thursday, November 21, the Alabama Public Service Commission will hold a hearing requested by Gasp, represented by SELC, and private plaintiff...

Solar victory in Oxford, Ga., means lower bills for rooftop solar customers

A small Georgia city became a lot more solar-friendly earlier this year when the Oxford City Council voted to get rid of the city-owned utility’s...

New South Carolina law keeps solar working for Palmetto State

Today, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster signed a law removing the brakes on South Carolina’s growing solar industry. The Energy Freedom Act...

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...

With 100 Day Clean Energy Agenda, groups push for action in South Carolina

A coalition of conservation organizations, solar industry groups and other clean energy advocates wants aggressive, urgently needed action from t...

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...

New site shedding light on utility charges for rooftop solar customers

The playing field for rooftop solar is anything but equal across the Southeast and today a new tool, RatesOfSolar.com, lets electric utility cust...

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...

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