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TASC Kicks Off National Campaign Urging Congress to Support Solar this Year

Today, The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC) launched a new website WeAreTeamSolar.com to urge federal legislators to support solar by including it...

Aug 26, 2015, 17:54 ET
The Alliance for Solar Choice is a coalition of rooftop solar installers dedicated to protecting and promoting net energy metering.

Nevada Public Utilities Commission Issues Ruling on Interim Solar Tariff

Today, the Public Utilities Commission voted to keep solar net metered customers on existing rates until the Commissioners determine long-term...

Aug 12, 2015, 14:51 ET
The Alliance for Solar Choice is a coalition of rooftop solar installers dedicated to protecting and promoting net energy metering.

TASC: OG&E Attempts to Bulldoze Executive Intent with Anti-Consumer Solar Rate Proposal

On July 31, 2015, OG&E filed its distributed generation rate tariff in stark opposition to Executive intent and unprecedented in its...

Jul 29, 2015, 18:39 ET
The Alliance for Solar Choice is a coalition of rooftop solar installers dedicated to protecting and promoting net energy metering

TASC Statement on Reforming the Energy Vision

Yesterday, the New York Department of Public Service released a white paper on Track Two of its Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) proposal. The...

Jul 22, 2015, 13:08 ET
The Alliance for Solar Choice is a coalition of rooftop solar installers dedicated to protecting and promoting net energy metering.

TASC Praises Senator Heller for Supporting Solar Workers and Solar ITC during Senate Finance Committee Vote on Tax Credits

Yesterday, the Senate Finance Committee voted to extend a package of expiring tax credits. The package did not include a change to a commence...

Jun 04, 2015, 08:00 ET
The Alliance for Solar Choice is a coalition of rooftop solar installers dedicated to protecting and promoting net energy metering.

TASC Applauds Georgia House Representative Dudgeon for Standing up for Free Markets and Solar Choice

 Governor Deal recently signed legislation to enable competitive financing for rooftop solar generation for homeowners and businesses across...

Jun 01, 2015, 09:00 ET
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New Poll: Kansans Oppose Westar Energy's Anti-Solar Proposal

 A new poll conducted by Magellan Strategies and commissioned by The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC) found that 73% of Kansans agree that the...

May 27, 2015, 15:32 ET
The Alliance for Solar Choice is a coalition of rooftop solar installers dedicated to protecting and promoting net energy metering.

TASC Applauds Collaboration between Solar Companies, Utilities, and Solar Advocates

The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC) and South Carolina Electric & Gas (SCE&G) agreed yesterday on a residential solar program that will...

May 25, 2015, 22:47 ET

NV Energy and The Alliance for Solar Choice Announce Net Metering Compromise

 NV Energy and The Alliance For Solar Choice (TASC) today announced joint support for the following Amendment to SB 374. As amended, SB 374...

May 18, 2015, 08:00 ET
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TASC Asks South Carolina's Legislators to Take Action on Property Tax to Protect the Landmark Solar Act

Last week The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC), along with Duke Energy, the Office of Regulatory Staff, and other clean energy stakeholders,...

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...