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Join Our Fight For Connecticut's Clean Energy Economy Right now, Connecticut lawmakers can unlock solar access for all Connecticut families and businesses statewide. A community “shared solar” program will expand access to clean energy choices, lower utility bills, and promote a healthier environment in our communities. Community solar will also build a thriving clean energy ...

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Support Shared Solar in Nevada!

Nevada lawmakers need to hear your support for solar progress in the Silver State In March, state senators introduced Community Solar Bill SB 392 which, if passed, would expand solar energy access to more Nevada residents, particularly low-income families. The bill will increase solar opportunities for consumers, create local jobs, and improve energy security in ...

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Vote Solar is committed to keep doing what we do best – keep winning solar progress from coast to coast. Are you ready to join us? No matter what happens in Washington, our commitment to state-level solar progress will hold strong – and we could use your help.

 

Stop Colorado's Utility Power Grab

Sign our petition below to tell Xcel Energy’s executives that customers like you won’t stand for anti-solar, anti-consumer shenanigans in the interest of protecting its monopoly business.


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Petition Text

Attn: David Eves, President and CEO, Public Service Company of Colorado, an Xcel Energy company
Dear Mr. Eves:

We, the undersigned, are Colorado electricity customers. We urge Xcel to immediately withdraw its proposal before the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to penalize rooftop solar customers who deliver solar electricity to the grid.

Private investment in local solar power delivers numerous financial benefits to all of your customers, even those without solar on their roofs: savings on expensive and polluting conventional power; reduced investments in transmission and distribution infrastructure; reduced electricity lost during transportation over power lines; and savings on the cost of meeting future carbon regulation. Recent independent analysis found that these benefits of net metered power outweigh the costs, with a total net value of between $7 and $11 million per year in Xcel Energy’s Colorado territory.

Your proposal significantly undervalues rooftop solar power at the expense of your own customers. We urge Xcel to stop trying to stifle rooftop solar. Instead, it’s time to innovate your business model to make room for customer participation in our energy marketplace.

Please withdraw the net metering rollback plan in docket 13A-0836E at the PUC today.

Sincerely,

XX

Cc: Public Utilities Commission Chairman Joshua Epel, Commissioner Pamela Patton and Commissioner James Tarpey

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Take action for clean energy in Connecticut

Join Our Fight For Connecticut's Clean Energy Economy Right now, Connecticut lawmakers can unlock solar access for all Connecticut families and businesses statewide. A community “shared solar” program will expand access to clean energy choices, lower utility bills, and promote a healthier environment in our communities. Community solar will also build a thriving clean energy ...

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Support Shared Solar in Nevada!

Nevada lawmakers need to hear your support for solar progress in the Silver State In March, state senators introduced Community Solar Bill SB 392 which, if passed, would expand solar energy access to more Nevada residents, particularly low-income families. The bill will increase solar opportunities for consumers, create local jobs, and improve energy security in ...

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Time to Act

Vote Solar is committed to keep doing what we do best – keep winning solar progress from coast to coast. Are you ready to join us? No matter what happens in Washington, our commitment to state-level solar progress will hold strong – and we could use your help.