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Solar vs. the state: Regulatory news in Utah, Maine, Maryland

Solar vs. the state: Regulatory news in Utah, Maine, Maryland

February 7, 2017 at 8:00 am 7 comments

We included a roundup of solar net metering battles and other state-level regulatory action to watch inside our new Residential Rooftop Report, which we posted last week, and since then, there’s already more headlines to roundup. Utah is going to phase out tax credits Utah’s residents have been able toRead More

Maine PUC proposes rule to phase out net-metering

Maine PUC proposes rule to phase out net-metering

September 21, 2016 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

The ups and downs of Maine’s solar industry continue after its Public Utilities Commission issued a proposed rule that would make several changes to Chapter 313 concerning net metering. Under the Commission’s current rule, generation from a customer’s generating facility may be used as a kWh credit (currently energy plus transmissionRead More

Maine solar bill defeated by larger installer lobbying effort — did it hurt the local installer?

Maine solar bill defeated by larger installer lobbying effort — did it hurt the local installer?

May 23, 2016 at 10:37 am 3 comments

A solar energy bill was defeated in Maine last month, and the reason it was defeated, according to this feature in the Portland Press Herald, was a lobbying effort by the country’s largest solar installers. For those installers – SolarCity, Sunrun – getting involved in local politics to work onRead More

Solar vs. the state: Net metering, rate battles are heating up around the country

Solar vs. the state: Net metering, rate battles are heating up around the country

February 16, 2016 at 9:36 am 6 comments

The extension of the Investment Tax Credit (ITC) got the big headlines, but the net metering and rate decisions being made around the country could have a dramatic impact on a solar installer’s business. The most notable of these battles is taking place in Nevada, and the path taken toRead More

Maine solar installers petition legislature to preserve net metering policy

Maine solar installers petition legislature to preserve net metering policy

February 11, 2016 at 11:44 am Comments are Disabled

Maine solar installers, local and national businesses, environmental organizations, and the newly-formed Solar Energy Association of Maine delivered a petition with nearly 4,000 signatures to the Legislature today, urging Maine regulators and lawmakers to preserve current net metering policy as a side-by-side option for consumers who want to go solar.Read More

 
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