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Report: 30 Million Solar Homes Would Create 1.77 Million Jobs, $69 Billion in Energy Savings

Report: 30 Million Solar Homes Would Create 1.77 Million Jobs, $69 Billion in Energy Savings

Katie Kienbaum

July 14, 2021

A new report finds that deploying distributed solar energy to the equivalent of 30 million American homes would produce significant job-creation and economic benefits while addressing climate change and mitigating racial and income disparities.  READ MORE


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New Mexico’s Community Solar Program

New Mexico’s Community Solar Program

Aidan Checkett

July 22, 2021

The New Mexico legislature passed the Energy Transition Act (SB 489) in 2021. This post summarizes the policy and compiles additional New Mexico community solar resources.  READ MORE


Why Minnesota’s Community Solar Program is the Best

Why Minnesota's Community Solar Program is the Best

John Farrell

July 20, 2021

Minnesota's community solar program reached 800 megawatts in July 2021, enough to power more than 100,000 homes each year or about as much capacity as a typical nuclear power plant!  READ MORE


Report: 30 Million Solar Homes Would Create 1.77 Million Jobs, $69 Billion in Energy Savings

Report: 30 Million Solar Homes Would Create 1.77 Million Jobs, $69 Billion in Energy Savings

Katie Kienbaum

July 14, 2021

A new report finds that deploying distributed solar energy to the equivalent of 30 million American homes would produce significant job-creation and economic benefits while addressing climate change and mitigating racial and income disparities.  READ MORE


Voices of 100%: Eau Claire Solar Gardens Save the Day — Episode 134 of Local Energy Rules

Voices of 100%: Eau Claire Solar Gardens Save the Day — Episode 134 of Local Energy Rules

Angel Ornelas

July 14, 2021

For this Voices of 100% episode of the Local Energy Rules Podcast, host John Farrell and guests Kate Beaton and Ned Noel examine Eau Claire’s clean energy goal, the citizen participation that has supported its work, and the strategies the C  READ MORE


New Report: 30 Million Solar Homes Would Create 1.77 Million Jobs, $69 Billion in Energy Savings

New Report: 30 Million Solar Homes Would Create 1.77 Million Jobs, $69 Billion in Energy Savings

Jess Del Fiacco

July 14, 2021

A new report finds that deploying distributed solar energy to the equivalent of 30 million American homes would produce significant job-creation and economic benefits while addressing climate change and mitigating racial and income disparities.  READ MORE