Maricopa County Solar Co-op selects Green Muscle Solar to serve group

The Maricopa County Solar Co-op has selected Green Muscle Solar to install solar panels for the 150-member group. Co-op members selected Green Muscle Solar through a competitive bidding process and a comprehensive review of the bids. Co-op members selected Green Muscle Solar because of their competitive pricing, quality components, and…

New Solar Project Helps Pima County Nonprofits Lower Energy Costs, Increase Sustainability

TUCSON, AZ (April 22, 2022) – The Community Foundation for Southern Arizona (CFSA) announced today that it is accepting applications from nonprofit organizations based in Pima County for a newly-established initiative, the Nonprofit Solar Project. The Nonprofit Solar Project offers eligible nonprofits the opportunity to meet a significant portion of…

HOA solar bill passes Indiana General Assembly!

Earlier this year, Hoosiers won a significant victory for solar rights! This is thanks to hard work by Indiana’s solar supporters. The Indiana General Assembly passed a law to protect the property rights of Hoosiers who want to go solar. The law provides a clear path for homeowners in restrictive…

Arizona state representatives join solar power leaders to call for a renewable energy future

Today, Arizona State Representatives Daniel Hernandez (D-2) and Morgan Abraham (D-10) joined solar power advocates gathered for a press conference to call on the U.S. Senate to pass significant investments in climate and clean energy to support the state’s growing clean energy industry. This event was sponsored by Solar…

Solar nonprofits join forces to help a rural Colorado county

There are two nonprofit solar group buy-in programs in Colorado, Solar Forward and Solar United Neighbors (SUN), and when San Miguel County wanted to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions and spur economic development, they reached out to both organizations. “San Miguel County has a longstanding goal of reducing…

Advocates Celebrate Indiana Court Decision

Decision will restore fairness to the billing method used to compensate rooftop solar owners INDIANAPOLIS – A broad coalition of solar companies, environmental and consumer advocates, led by the Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselor (“OUCC”), has prevailed at the Indiana Court of Appeals in a case challenging approval by…

Arizona regulators reject pathway to 100% clean energy

En español abajo Phoenix, AZ – Today, the Arizona Corporation Commission failed to approve new rules that would have required 50% carbon emission reduction by 2032 and 100% by 2070. The rules, known as the Energy Rules, have undergone many iterations over multiple years with diverse stakeholder input and…

Solar addresses high energy costs in Indianapolis, shows path to fairer, better energy system

The cost of electricity places a heavy burden on low-income families. That’s why Solar United Neighbors has helped ten Indianapolis, Indiana families go solar in the past year. This work shows that solar is a solution to high energy costs. Energy burden falls hard on low-income households Low-income neighborhoods and…

Arizona Corporation Commission Eliminates Unfair Tax on Solar Customers

Cross-posted from Vote Solar The Arizona Corporation Commission voted to eliminate Arizona Public Service (APS) company’s “grid access charge” Wednesday in a vote of 3-2, ending the unfair practice of charging solar customers a discriminatory, fixed fee. Vote Solar and Solar United Neighbors opposed the unlawful fee in Exceptions…