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electricity burden

Where electricity burdens are high (and how community solar can help)

Electricity prices are turbulent and can be unpredictable – especially over this past year, the average electricity price has continued to rise, making this abundantly evident to ratepayers. Although no one likes to receive an unexpectedly high electricity bill, not everyone is affected by the cost of keeping the lights on in the same way. Some ratepayers won’t even notice the change in bill payments; to others, it may be a catalyst for a discussion on the state of geopolitics. But to some, a high electricity bill may mean sacrificing adequate heating and cooling. 

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news roundup 8/12/22

Energy news: August 12th, 2022

After a year of uncertainty about climate legislation, the Senate finally passed the Inflation Reduction Act last week, which, if signed into law, will represent the United States’ largest investment in climate action to date. The House is slated to vote (and likely pass) this bill later today – so stay tuned! 

Because we covered some of the highlights of this bill in our last news roundup, this week we’ll discuss some other recently passed climate bills that you may not have heard about amidst the excitement of the Inflation Reduction Act. All in all, it’s been a really great month for clean energy from a policy perspective.

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energy news 7/29/22

Energy news: July 29th, 2022

You probably don’t read about energy news quite as much as we do – but you might still know that it’s been a pretty good week for clean energy. In this week’s news roundup, we’ll discuss two exciting clean energy initiatives: a new bill that could provide big savings for those looking to go solar and a plan from the oval office to make solar more accessible for low-income families.

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