By Frank Andorka, PV Magazine
National non-profits GRID Alternatives and Vote Solar have updated their online tool, the Low-Income Solar Policy Guide, which they first released last year as a one-stop resource for those interesting in democratizing solar energy. Read more here.
ALSO IN THE NEWS
- Journal Sentinel public-utility reporter joins consumer advocacy group, Milwaukee Business Journal. Tom Content, who covered Wisconsin’s public utility industry the past 14 years at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, has been hired as executive director of utility consumer advocacy group the Citizens Utility Board of Wisconsin.
- St. Cloud turns to renewable energy to shrink utility bills, Minnesota Public Radio.
“In all likelihood, we’ll be 80 percent renewable energy by 2018,” said Patrick Shea, St. Cloud’s public services director. “I don’t know another municipality of this size in the state that’s at that level.”
- Students spend spring break installing solar panels, KKCO News
- On Display: Smithsonian Shares the History of Solar, Department of Energy Blog
- Soaking up some solar: Kansas power cooperative takes dive into solar energy, Topeka Capital Journal