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New Program Solves the Stranded Solar Meter Problem for California Farms

SB 594, a law that went into effect in PG&E utility territory February 2014, now allows property owners to aggregate the electricity load of multiple utility meters scattered throughout a single parcel or multiple continuous parcels and credit the bills … Continue reading

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15 Years and Counting for REC Solar

Founder Fred Sisson on the roof of REC Solar’s first installation, 15 years ago. It’s anniversary time. This month marks REC Solar’s 15th anniversary. It was November 1997 that Cal Poly graduates Judy Staley and Fred Sisson founded ‘Renewable Energy … Continue reading

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POLL: Voters Overwhelmingly Support Solar

Despite renewable energy being a wedge issue this past election season, voters support solar and would like to see government do more to support the growing industry, according to national polling conducted in September by Hart Research Associates and commissioned … Continue reading

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Can Solar Help Californians Bridge the Generation Gap?

With above-normal summer temperatures and Southern California’s San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station still offline for repair, California’s utilities and grid operators are closely monitoring peak electrical demand and supplies, and have asked customers to reduce electricity usage especially in the … Continue reading

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New Jersey Remains a Leader in Solar Power

Governor Christie Signs Sweeping Solar Legislation This week, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed legislation (S.1925) to significantly expand the state’s already-aggressive solar mandates. This bill will, among other things, double the state’s solar requirements next year. This may come … Continue reading

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