The Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) announces its annual assessment of state shared renewables programs through release of its 2020 National Shared Renewables Scorecard.
IREC Releases National Shared Renewables Scorecard for States
New Tool: Checklist for Successful Utility-Led Community Solar Programs
IREC and Vote Solar developed a community solar checklist to promote scalable and replicable community solar programs that benefit customers and communities.
Report: States Remain Strong on Consumer Clean Energy Policies
Vote Solar and IREC today released the 2014 edition of Freeing the Grid, a policy guide that grades all 50 states on two key clean energy programs: net metering and interconnection procedures.
Does Your State Have the Right Stuff to Build a Clean Energy Economy?
Recently, IREC, along with the Vote Solar Initiative, released our annual Freeing the Grid report card for state net energy metering (NEM) and interconnection policies. After seven years of grading state net metering and interconnection policies, we have a bit of perspective on how they have changed over time. One thing is for sure: we are looking at a vastly different policy landscape than when we started grading them back in 2007.
Freeing the Grid Tracks State Progress on Net Metering and Interconnection
IREC and the Vote Solar Initiative announced the 2013 results of Freeing the Grid, a report that grades all 50 states on two key policies: net metering and interconnection procedures during Solar Power International, North America’s largest solar trade show.
Shared Solar Webinar 6/26: New Model Rules & State Updates
The majority of Americans – including renters and commercial tenants – can’t put solar on their own property. How do we connect those customers with the clean energy they want? Shared renewable energy programs allow multiple customers to share the…
Solar Foundation’s ‘Wednesday Webinar’ Series Topics Through April
Since February, the Solar Foundation has been hosting weekly Wednesday webinars (2-3 pm ET) on timely issues impacting the solar industry from finance, workforce training, current policies, utility interaction and tariffs, permitting, technology innovation and aesthetics, purchase process streamlining, insurance…
IREC & Vote Solar Webinar: Solar Feed-in Tariff Pricing in the U.S.
IREC and the Vote Solar Initiative are sponsoring an upcoming webinar on March 8, 2010 (10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. PT; 1:00-2:00 pm ET) on solar feed in tariff (FIT) pricing, with practical approaches to establishing wholesale programs at the state level. …