10 Million Solar Roofs Bill Moves Forward

10 million solar roofs

If you haven’t heard by now, the U.S. Senate Energy Committee advanced a big piece of solar energy legislation last week (prior to the killing of the climate and clean energy bill). Vermont senator and Green Jobs Committee chairman Bernie Sanders got his “Ten Million Solar Roofs” bill through the influential Energy Committee on Wednesday with a vote of 13-10.

This bill (one of my Top 10 Clean Energy Topics to Keep an Eye On in 2010), as you might guess, is aimed at getting 10 million new solar systems on U.S. roofs in the next 10 years.

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