The agreement between Xcel Energy and clean energy advocates also includes building 3,000 megawatts of solar.
A weeklong boot camp in Union Hill, Virginia, trained 10 area residents on the basics of installing rooftop solar.
Solar companies are partnering with nonprofits to help inmates establish clean energy careers.
The wealthy Illinois village is debating aesthetics and homeowner rights surrounding rooftop solar.
The state’s property assessed clean energy law requires local governments to pass ordinances to establish the program.