Solar Rights Alliance Blog

Cheap shot at rooftop solar in SD Union Tribune story

Rooftop solar saves everyone money. What about this is so difficult for some pundits to understand?

CleanTechnica: Connecting Solar Owners in Support of Solar Rights

Nice feature of Solar Rights Alliance in CleanTechnica today!

What do Solar Rights Alliance members think?

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.

PV Magazine: "A voice for the solar consumer: the SRA"

Influential solar industry trade paper PV Magazine published a supportive piece about Solar Rights Alliance today. 

You spoke, they listened: New tool to help avoid expensive evening rates

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.

Solar owners in MA almost got hit with new fees just for going solar. CA solar owners, take note.

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.

The Monopoly Strikes Back

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.

House Parties are the best

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. 

Check out some photos from the House Party.

Riverside County Supervisors stand up for solar users

From yesterday's Desert Sun News:

"Riverside County took a big step Tuesday toward ordering the Imperial Irrigation District to bring back a popular rooftop solar program known as net metering, although the county's legal strategy is likely to be challenged in court."

June 2018 Newsletter

This newsletter highlights the terrific work Solar Rights Alliance members did this Spring to stand up for their rights, as well as other information that I hope you find useful. I am very proud to be working with you. Please keep it up!