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.
A Biden administration will bring a 180 degree turn from the energy and climate policies of the Trump White House. If Republicans keep control of the Senate, Biden will have to find bipartisan issues to get legislation through Congress.
The election of 2020 will be historic in many ways, especially for the future of solar power. But voting won’t be like in the past. To make sure your vote counts, start planning how you’ll cast your ballot today.