Nobody likes red tape, present company included. Read Danny Kennedy’s latest City Brights blog about how the federal government can drive down the cost of going solar by streamlining and standardizing the process throughout all cities and utility districts. It’s a big part of the Department of Energy’s “Sunshot Initiative” to drive the cost of solar down to $1/watt. Keep an eye on the Sunshot–it could just herald a golden era for solar.

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Danny Kennedy co-founded Sungevity and now serves as strategic advisor. He is an internationally recognized opinion leader on climate and energy issues. He is the author of Rooftop Revolution: How Solar Power Can Save Our Economy - and Planet - from Dirty Energy (2012), a book that has been described as the clean energy manifesto for the next greatest generation.