Thanks to Barry Cinnamon of Spice Solar for hosting Solar Rights Alliance director Dave Rosenfeld on his podcast, The Energy Show.
As the old saying goes: "Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty". Last week, an Arizona utility regulator was found to have literally repeated anti-rooftop solar talking points provided by utility industry lobbyists during a May phone call with a Wall Street analyst. It's the kind of thing many of us suspect happens all to frequently, and underscores the need for solar users to get organized.
Nice feature of Solar Rights Alliance in CleanTechnica today!
What do Solar Rights Alliance members think? We ask every new member to complete a survey so that we can be a more responsive organization. Here's a snapshot about what our members tell us is important to them.
Influential solar industry trade paper PV Magazine published a supportive piece about Solar Rights Alliance today.
Towards the end of September 2018, Governor Brown signed Senate Bill 700, which will make it cheaper for you to store your extra solar energy at home in a battery. This way you can use your own free energy at night, instead of buying the utility's expensive electricity.
California solar owners: your fellow solar users in Massachusetts just dodged a bullet. Take notes because utilities will be back in California with the same nonsense soon enough. The more prepared we are, the better.
When you've had a monopoly for 100 years, you're used to getting your way no matter what. That probably explains why one local monopoly utility is suing the entire County of Riverside because they took a stand for solar rights.
David and Laura Rusch of Culver City generously hosted 15 Solar Rights Alliance Members at their home this Sunday. The purpose was for area solar users to meet each other, share their reasons for going solar, and learn more about how they can stand up for solar rights.