Community solar’s outlook is improving. But big challenges threaten Biden’s goal

The Biden administration wants 5 million homes to be powered by community solar projects by 2025, representing a 700% increase from today's capacity. Interconnection delays and a lack of transparency from utilities threaten that target, according to a leading developer.

Maryland is now home to the largest rooftop community solar project in the U.S.

A 9.2-megawatt solar array on the roof of a commercial warehouse in Maryland is now the largest rooftop community solar project in the U.S.

Deal provides millions to deploy clean energy in New York City

Aiming to deploy clean energy resources in densely-populated urban areas, a partnership will unlock $55 million for community solar project development in New York City.
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Construction begins on 44 MW community solar portfolio in Maine

The Biden administration has set a target of powering 5 million American homes with community solar projects by 2025-- an ambition that would require 700% growth of current capacity.

Biden admin targets 700% community solar growth by 2025

The Biden administration believes reaching its community solar target could create $1 billion in energy savings.

Ohio bill emphasizes jobs and justice on path to 100% clean energy by 2050

A bill for cutting carbon emissions calls for equity in job training and transition programs, an office of energy justice, increased oversight, and curbs on utility influence over regulators.
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Solar project helps to reclaim site of notorious Boston-area toxic waste case

A cluster of cancer cases in Woburn, Massachusetts, in the 1980s prompted a major pollution lawsuit that eventually inspired a book and subsequent movie. Now, a community solar project is bringing “new, positive life” to the site.

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