New York’s Community Solar Program

Date: 14 May 2021 | posted in: Energy, Energy Self Reliant States | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

NY-Sun’s Shared Renewables program, enacted by the Reforming the Energy Vision initiative in 2017, offers community solar to homes and businesses. This post summarizes the policy and compiles additional New York community solar resources.… Read More

Illinois’s Community Solar Program

Date: 31 Mar 2021 | posted in: Energy, Energy Self Reliant States | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The Future Energy Jobs Act, passed in 2016, is a comprehensive bill that established Illinois’s community solar program and a commitment to expand access to solar for low- and moderate-income residents.… Read More

Delaware’s Community Solar Program

Date: 22 Apr 2019 | posted in: Energy, Energy Self Reliant States | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Delaware’s Community Net Metering Provisions (Order 7946) was amended in 2010 to allow virtual net metering, meaning that the owner of a renewable facility can assign net metering credits to any customer’s account. This post summarizes the policy and compiles additional Delaware community solar resources.… Read More

Vermont’s Community Solar Program

Date: 22 Apr 2017 | posted in: Energy, Energy Self Reliant States | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Unlike other states, Vermont’s net metering program is not run by a utility company or third-party. Instead, participants create their own process for allocating credits to account holders. This post summarizes the policy and compiles Vermont community solar resources.… Read More

California’s Community Solar Program

Date: 22 Apr 2017 | posted in: Energy, Energy Self Reliant States | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

California’s Community Solar Pilot Program was established in 2017 as part of the Department of Community Services and Development’s California Climate Investments. This post summarizes the policy and compiles additional California community solar resources.… Read More

Maryland’s Community Solar Program

Date: 22 May 2015 | posted in: Energy, Energy Self Reliant States | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

In May of 2015, Maryland passed HB 1087/SB 450 into law, which established a 3-year pilot program for community solar energy systems under the supervision of the Public Utilities Commission. This post summarizes the policy and compiles additional Maryland community solar resources.… Read More

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