BREAKING: DC is one step closer to 100% renewable energy by 2032

The Washington DC City Council’s second approval will send its landmark clean energy bill to the mayor.

REAP saved from reaper in 2018 Farm Bill

The popular financial assistance program for renewable energy on farms will remain, thanks to a passing vote by Congress. From 2019 to 2023, the program will operate at $50 million annually.

DC votes in favor of the nation’s most aggressive 100% renewable energy target

The nation’s capitol is close to mandating that PEPCO serve the district’s entire electric demand with renewables by 2032 – and that all vehicle fleets in the city go 100% low-or-zero emissions by 2045. But the bill isn’t done yet.

Washington DC 100% x 2032 renewables bill could super-charge solar

A bill is moving through the Washington D.C. council to set a more aggressive renewable energy target than any state has yet approved, and to shift the city to solar energy.

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SEIA visits top solar House Reps during “Advocacy Blitz”

Members of the solar trade group met with 101 different representatives whose districts are among the top in the country for solar to talk policy priorities, as well as continued investment in and development of the industry.

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Senate to vote on future of REAP in Farm Bill

The Senate will hold a cloture vote on their version of the Farm Bill tonight at 6:00, which comes in the wake of the House passing its Farm Bill last week, which gutted the popular renewable energy program for rural areas.

PJM capacity auction results show solar boom

The results of a 2021/2022 auction saw an additional 964 MW of utility-scale solar projects bidding in to supply capacity, suggesting a boom in solar.

House rejects amendment to eliminate REAP

The U.S. House overwhelmingly votes to keep the popular energy program.

Tesla receives broad support for Supreme Court case against Salt River Project

Six climate and energy non-profits have joined a suit before the U.S. Supreme Court to challenge an Arizona utility seeking legal immunity from anti-trust laws.

Washington Post comes out against tariffs on solar

The Post has become the latest large mainstream U.S. news publication to oppose the tariffs, as South Korea considers a WTO complaint.

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