Massachusetts-based EnergySage announced the soft launch of its community solar marketplace earlier this month.
A Charlottesville nonprofit group says point-of-sale rebates and inventory requirements for dealers could help the commonwealth catch up with its neighbor.
As the long-shrinking coal industry hemorrhages jobs, states and local groups are seeking new ways to transition to a lower-carbon economy without leaving coal workers behind.
It’s unclear if falling gas prices will make the agreement an easier political sell since unemployment is also surging.
Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative supporters acknowledge other factors but say the program is an important piece.