Victoria: ¡El programa de Medición Neta ahora está protegido en Puerto Rico hasta el 2030!

¡Gracias a nuestros miembros y colaboradores, este pasado enero celebramos una gran victoria con la aprobación del proyecto P.S. 1064! El mismo extenderá el programa de medición neta hasta el 2030 en Puerto Rico. Sobre 650 de nuestros miembros respondieron al llamado para tomar acción, enviándole un correo electrónico al…

Rural Manufacturer Expands Competitive Capacity with Renewable Energy Grant

It is not a stretch to say that Adam Schaller, a hardworking business owner who operates Lakeshore Die Cast with his dad, is somewhat of a trendsetter in southwest Michigan’s quaint Village of Baroda. What began for Schaller a few years ago with a desire to mitigate a tax burden…

West Virginia team grows to help more Mountaineers go solar

I’m Cory Chase, and I joined Solar United Neighbors of West Virginia as the new Program Associate in late 2023. In this role, I’ll be implementing solar programs across the state. I work on building partnerships, organizing events and projects, and providing assistance to those interested in going solar. I…

How to read your electric bill

Receiving the first utility bill after a solar system is switched on is an exciting moment. From that first bill onward, you are a different kind of electricity customer. You produce energy as well as consume it. Your relationship with the utility company changes. So does your utility bill. This…

How Solar for All, and you, can make the sun rise

The sun shines on everyone. But that doesn’t mean everyone can benefit from solar energy. Yet! Solar United Neighbors (SUN) has worked for many years to help families go solar, regardless of where they live or their financial situation. Now, there’s an incredible opportunity for solar energy to power communities…

Advisory Board members keep sun shining in Pennsylvania

A furniture maker, a scuba diver, an organizer, an attorney, a podcast host, a science teacher, a Rhodes Scholar, and a micropaleontologist walk into a bar. No, it’s not the start of a joke, it’s a meeting of SUN’s Pennsylvania Advisory Board. “Pennsylvania is such a diverse state with a…

Harvesting savings: How a rural Arizona winery navigates sustainable growth with federal grants

Eric Glomski and his family opened Page Spring Cellars twenty years ago with an eye towards a sustainable future for generations to come — while looking out for his business’ bottom line. “Obviously there’s always this tough balancing act between making a business work financially and trying to push…

Students advocate for community solar in Ohio

On a chilly December morning, a group of 30 high school students boarded a bus in Cleveland bound for Columbus, Ohio. This wasn’t a typical school trip. They weren’t heading to a band competition or a museum. They were going to the state Capitol to have a word with their…

New solar array raises hope in Dayton

Dayton’s Salem Avenue is like a lot of American thoroughfares. In its heyday, it bustled with activity, full of restaurants and places to play. But, a decline in the auto industry brought economic hardship. Now, the community is working to turn the tide. No better example is the new gleaming…