President Biden wants the U.S. to generate 45% of its power from solar by 2050. To meet this ambitious goal, his plan will need more than just big solar farms. A local solar-storage plan will be crucial, according to a new computer model.
Solar panels are now 80% cheaper than they were in 2010. So why aren’t they on every suitable roof in America by now? Hint: the answer involves monopoly utility companies.
West Virginia has become the 29th state to allow power purchase agreements. That removes a major barrier to help this coal state rise from its current national ranking near the bottom for solar power.
To meet Virginia’s goal of a 100% clean electric grid by 2050, utility-scale solar and distributed solar must act together to add clean energy in as many places as possible.
Secure Futures’s President and founder, Tony Smith, was quoted in an article by Virginia Mercury on the newly passed solar legislation that will help boost the economy and make solar in Virginia possible.