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Apr 29, 2015, 03:01 ET
The Alliance for Solar Choice is a coalition of rooftop solar installers dedicated to protecting and promoting net energy metering.

New Poll: Nevadans are Less Likely to Vote for Politicians Who Fail to Raise the Solar Cap

 A new poll conducted by Wilson Perkins Allen Opinion Research and commissioned by The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC) found that 74% of...

Apr 15, 2015, 16:55 ET

TASC: Governor Martinez Vetoes Bipartisan Solar Job Creation Bill in New Mexico

 The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC), the nation's rooftop solar industry group, is disappointed that Governor Martinez vetoed Senate Bill...

Apr 06, 2015, 10:00 ET

The Alliance for Solar Choice Files a Motion to Dismiss in PNM Rate Case

 The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC) is filing a motion to dismiss the interconnection fee on solar customers in the PNM rate case. TASC,...

Mar 27, 2015, 12:00 ET
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TASC: Turlock Irrigation District is Stifling Rooftop Solar

Turlock Irrigation District wants to eliminate its solar potential by ceasing its solar net metering program.  Net metering is a fundamental...

Mar 05, 2015, 17:29 ET
The Alliance for Solar Choice is a coalition of rooftop solar installers dedicated to protecting and promoting net energy metering.

TASC Calls on Louisiana Public Service Commission to Denounce Biased Study

This week, Acadian Consulting Group issued a biased study attacking rooftop solar in Louisiana.  The author, David Dismukes, is a well-known...

Jan 22, 2015, 14:59 ET

Solar Groups Appeal Public Service Commission Decision to Impose Unwarranted Fees on Wisconsinites

The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC) and RENEW Wisconsin today filed an appeal of the Wisconsin Public Service Commission's December decision to...

Dec 15, 2014, 08:01 ET
The Alliance for Solar Choice is a coalition of rooftop solar installers dedicated to protecting and promoting net energy metering

South Carolina Becomes 44th State with Solar Net Metering - 7th Net Metering Expansion in 2014

In the final weeks of 2014, The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC) secured solar net metering for South Carolina. With this expansion, South Carolina...

Oct 09, 2014, 11:14 ET
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TASC: We Energies' Own Study Refutes the Utility's Attacks on Rooftop Solar

Milwaukee saw the largest public outcry in the Public Service Commission's history yesterday as Wisconsinites rallied to oppose We Energies attacks...

Sep 24, 2014, 14:26 ET
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IRS to Review Tax Implications of Value of Solar Tariffs

The Alliance for Solar Choice today announced that the filing of an Information Letter Request with the IRS this week is drawing more attention to...

Aug 01, 2014, 01:38 ET
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The Alliance for Solar Choice Supports Massachusetts solar legislation

 The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC) supports the passage of today's important solar legislation, H. 4185.  As passed, the...

Jul 28, 2014, 15:05 ET
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New Finding Reveals Xcel Flip Flop on Solar Net Metering

Last week in Denver, Coloradans packed into the Public Utilities Commission meeting rooms to support the cornerstone rooftop solar policy net...

Jun 19, 2014, 11:18 ET
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Florida Utilities Attempting to Silence Solar Advocates

Florida utilities are lobbying to shut rooftop solar out of a Public Service Commission proceeding that will shape the future of rooftop solar in...

Jun 11, 2014, 09:00 ET
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The Alliance for Solar Choice Supports Solar Common Ground with Utilities in Massachusetts

The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC), additional solar industry groups, Massachusetts utilities, and the Department of Energy Resources (DOER) will...

May 14, 2014, 16:20 ET
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Poll Shows Majority of Maine Residents Oppose Standby Charges on Solar Customers

 A new poll, funded by the Alliance for Solar Choice, finds that eight out of ten Mainers (82%) oppose adding a charge on customers that...

May 08, 2014, 12:34 ET
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Demeter Power Group Joins The Alliance for Solar Choice

The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC) today announced the addition of Demeter Power as a member company.  TASC is leading the solar industry's...

Apr 23, 2014, 19:58 ET
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New Poll Shows Hawaiian Electric Fails To Meet Customer Appetite For Solar

 A new opinion poll reveals that Hawaiian Electric (HECO) has a significant public image problem: an overwhelming number of Hawaii residents...

Apr 22, 2014, 13:40 ET
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The Alliance for Solar Choice Applauds Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin and Secretary of Energy and Environment Michael Teague for Leading on Distributed Generation

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin has signed an Executive Order to promote the growth of distributed solar and wind in Oklahoma.  Governor Fallin...

Apr 03, 2014, 15:07 ET
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Report: With an Army of Lobbyists and Vaults of Cash, Florida Utilities Suppress Competition, Gouge Ratepayers

According to a new report released this week by Integrity Florida, and funded by the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, Florida's electric...

Mar 25, 2014, 14:41 ET
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Solar Extends Win Streak with Vermont Decision

The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC) today announced yet another win for rooftop solar: the Vermont Legislature voted to increase the state's solar...

Mar 18, 2014, 15:58 ET
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Rooftop Solar Defeats ALEC in Two Net Metering Attacks

 The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC) today announced two new wins for rooftop solar in 2014 as the public continues to defeat attacks from...