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Newsletter article Solar United Neighbors April 2, 2021
Solar United Neighbors Seeing an Engagement Specialist
Solar United Neighbors (SUN) is hiring an Engagement Specialist to provide integral support for four of its state programs by coordinating local engagement activities in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Indiana. View the job posting here. More
Issues: Opportunity
Newsletter article Solar United Neighbors April 2, 2021
Solar United Neighbors Hiring a Campaigns Director
Solar United Neighbors is seeking a Campaigns Director to carry out and support federal- and state-level grassroots organizing campaigns to advance distributed solar power and energy equity and democracy. View the job posting here More
Issues: Opportunity
Newsletter article Solar United Neighbors March 26, 2021
Learn How to Hold Electric Utilities Accountable
There’s still time to register for our upcoming webinar about West Virginia’s monopoly utilities. Join us to learn how solar supporters across the state are joining together and standing up for our rights. More
Issues: Renewable energy
Action Alerts Solar United Neighbors March 21, 2021
URGENT: Don’t let a handout to utilities raise your electric bill
House Bill 2959, which is expected to be considered on the House floor Monday and Tuesday, would make it easier for monopoly utilities to raise our electric rates without due process or oversight. These wealthy, out-of-state corporations want to put West Virginians on the hook for expensive energy generation that only the companies can own. Tell your legislators you don’t want higher electric bills and that West Virginians deserve energy freedom. More
Issues: EnergyLegislation
Newsletter article Solar United Neighbors March 20, 2021
Ask House leadership to support HB 3162 and legalize on-site PPAs in WV
On March 15, the WV House of Delegates passed — without objection — House Resolution 14 recognizing clean energy’s importance to West Virginia’s future. Legalizing on-site Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs), a popular energy financing tool, would be a great first step to meet the goals outlined in House Resolution 14. West Virginia's legislative session hit the half-way mark this past week. More
Issues: Power purchase agreementsRenewable energy
Newsletter article Solar United Neighbors February 12, 2021
Join the fight for energy freedom: Contact your lawmakers today!
The West Virginia Legislature gaveled into session on Wednesday, and Senate Bill 30, a bill to legalize on-site Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs), was introduced on opening day. Let your legislators know that you support SB 30 and want them to legalize on-site PPAs in 2021! More
Issues: Power purchase agreementsRenewable energy
Newsletter article Solar United Neighbors December 10, 2020
Shining a Light on Solar
As a new year approaches, it is important to know that 2021 may be the last year for homeowners to take advantage of the federal Energy Investment Tax Credit (EITC) for solar installations. The tax credit is stepping down -- from 30% in 2019, to 26% in 2020, to 22% in 2021. Unless Congress takes action to extend the EITC, it will expire altogether for residential solar installations in 2022. More
Issues: Renewable energy
Newsletter article Solar United Neighbors October 5, 2020
Southeast West Virginia Solar Co-op Launches
Nonprofit group Solar United Neighbors (SUN) is excited to announce the launch of the new Southeast West Virginia Solar Co-op to help area residents go solar. More
Issues: Renewable energy
Newsletter article Solar United Neighbors September 2, 2020
SUNtober Right Around the Corner
Solar can be a complex topic. But not during SUNtober! Solar United Neighbors is shedding light on how to go solar and how to advocate for more solar in your local community and across the nation! More
Issues: Renewable energy
Newsletter article Solar United Neighbors July 30, 2020
Host a Virtual Solar Open House
During the annual National Solar Tour, Solar United Neighbors, the American Solar Energy Society (ASES), and Generation 180 partner with thousands of solar homeowners, businesses, and organizations around the country to help spread the word about solar energy. In light of the current health crisis, the 2020 National Solar Tour will be entirely virtual. More
Issues: Renewable energy
Newsletter article Solar United Neighbors July 10, 2020
Upcoming Events from Solar United Neighbors
July Volunteer Action and Training, July Reading for Solar Articles Club, National Solar Tour Committee Meeting  More
Newsletter article Solar United Neighbors June 1, 2020
Federal Threat to Net Metering & States’ Rights
A secretive group of special interests are trying to strip away solar rights. If they succeed, families and businesses won't be fairly credited for the valuable solar energy they produce.   More
Issues: Renewable energy
Newsletter article Solar United Neighbors April 30, 2020
West Virginia fails to legalize Power Purchase Agreements
The 2020 regular session of the West Virginia Legislature is drawing to a close without action on solar Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs). After several false starts in the state Senate and House of Delegates, legislation supporting PPAs failed to materialize this year. More
Issues: Power purchase agreementsRenewable energy
Newsletter article Solar United Neighbors April 27, 2020
Send an “I love My Solar” postcard
Remind our elected officials that solar is important to you! Send them a postcard using the templates at https://www.ilovemy.solar/. This is an election year, and lawmakers need to hear why we love our solar! More
Issues: Renewable energy