Have you ever flown into a city and noticed all the beautiful rooftops that would be perfect for solar panels? Especially the big flat roofs of warehouses? Solar energy gets a lot of praise these days. It's expanded widely over the last decade. And there's still plenty of room to grow. But with … [Read more...] about Why Isn’t Every Rooftop Covered with Solar Panels by Now?
West Virginia has just become the 29th state to allow power purchase agreements for homeowners and commercial electricity customers to get solar power more affordably. It's a big deal for people who want to see more solar panels and clean energy jobs in the Mountain State. PPAs ultimately widen … [Read more...] about West Virginia Legalizes Solar Power Purchase Agreements
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam and the General Assembly have set a goal to make the state's electricity grid 100% clean by 2050. If there is any hope for us to achieve this target, it will take a commitment from a team of companies and organizations dedicated to renewable energy- especially … [Read more...] about Reaching Virginia’s Clean Energy Goals Will Require Solar Everywhere from Homes to Schools to Utilities
When Thomas Edison first developed energy, he already predicted that fossil fuels wouldn’t last forever. Before he passed, he said: “I’d put my money on the sun and solar energy. What a source of power! I hope we don’t have to wait until oil and coal run out before we tackle that.” What a … [Read more...] about New Legislation Sparks Joy For Solar Industry in Virginia
A Biden administration will bring a 180-degree turn from the energy and climate policies of the Trump White House. Democrats could still take control of the Senate. But if they don't, Biden will have to find bipartisan issues to get legislation through Congress. In a recent poll, over 55% … [Read more...] about Optimism for Solar Energy & the Environment with 2020 Elections