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Solar-Oversight helps low-income communities harness solar energy and subsidies, so they can participate in reducing our dependence on fossil fuels plus save on their electric bills.

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A growing number of American consumers want to save energy and money. But where do you start? Is it affordable? Will it take a lot of work? Domino's Energy Concierge service cuts through the confusion.

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The success of Tesla's battery launch can be an example for other new technologies. Learn what factors companies can copy for successful launches in their future.

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As solar continues to heat up, Sunrun announces expansion into more California markets. This makes their services available in almost the entire state.

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Solar-Oversight helps low-income communities harness solar energy and subsidies, so they can participate in reducing our dependence on fossil fuels plus save on their electric bills.

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It’s official. California’s plan to reach 50 percent renewables by 2030 is achievable. Not only that -- it’s profitable. Analysts at Strategen Consulting found that...

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Solar jobs are booming, with the industry employing over 174,00 workers. But some are worried about the future of solar jobs -- and the future of rooftop solar. In response, a rally is being held at the California PUC on May 21.

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John Farrell of ILSR looks at how utilities are dealing with their customers, particularly ones with home solar. Utilities still have monopoly power, but this is changing as distributed generation expands.

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A female role model in a largely male dominated industry

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The 176-kilowatt (kW) solar system at Tiao Peng Trading, Inc. in Hayward, CA will eliminate the company’s steep electric bills and yield approximately $2 million in savings over the life of the system.

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Sungevity and its partners have created a 20-year loan plan which allows homeowners to take advantage of both the 35% state income tax credit and the 30% federal renewable tax credit for solar customers.

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Pecan Street has launched a free service to help solar panel owners discover maintenance issues with their systems nearly as soon as they occur.

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Climate activists and the solar industry are natural allies, and a partnership between them could power the renewable energy revolution.