Don’t Wait to Install Solar – Costs Could Be Soaring Soon

by Geoffrey D. Smith  |  September 30, 2015 The time is NOW to install solar on your rooftop.  An unprecedented set of challenges to the residential solar industry is threatening our ability to generate energy from the sun in the future: 1)  The Federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC) expiration – The ITC is scheduled to … Read more

Two Hundred Local Solar Vendors Tell Sacramento: We Need Good Solar Policy

by Geoffrey D. Smith  |  August 31, 2015 Rooftop solar owners need strong rules governing “behind the meter” solar generation – collectively known as ‘Net Energy Metering’ (NEM), to protect their investment and support their choice to be energy independent. To that end, we at The Climate Center  follow legislative trends in Sacramento, rule-making at … Read more