Solar energy

New 5-State Pilot Will Link Low-Income Households to Solar Power

Households could see electricity bill savings from the program in the 10% to 50% range, according the Biden administration.

Locals Worry Wind and Solar Will Gobble Up Forests and Farms

Some locals have argued that the project, which began operation in 2012, harms wildlife corridors and watersheds. Others have said it’s essential for providing clean energy and fighting climate change.

Solar Project to Produce Half of State Government’s Electricity

Pennsylvania announced a new solar project that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and lock in energy pricing for 15 years.

Cheaper Solar Power Means Low-Income Families Can Also Benefit—With The Right Kind of Help

New research finds that certain policies and business models can help with getting lower and moderate income households to install solar panels at their homes.

Clean Energy Has Taken a Hit. Will It Rebound?

Leaders are steadfast about clean energy goals amid the downturn.

Thy Neighbor’s Solar Panels

COMMENTARY | When our peers take actions to preserve the planet, we’re more likely to follow suit. How the human instinct to conform could help us address the climate crisis.

Rising Sun: Solar Energy Growing Across the Country

COMMENTARY | Solar energy is taking off across the country, including in places that aren't obvious homes for alternative energy, as state and local governments see its benefits.