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Political solar news roundup: Utah net metering fight, ITC case stalls Minn. PV plant, SEIA adds to board

Political solar news roundup: Utah net metering fight, ITC case stalls Minn. PV plant, SEIA adds to board

August 7, 2017 at 9:32 am 0 comments

Utah rooftop solar installs in standstill The Utah rooftop solar rate debate is reaching its peak, and thus creating uncertainty in the local market. Last November, Rocky Mountain Power proposed charging solar rooftop customers installation fees and nearly triple monthly customer charges and peak-time usage, which the solar industry and solarRead More

The end of net metering? Report sums up movement to new solar compensation plans

The end of net metering? Report sums up movement to new solar compensation plans

July 24, 2017 at 8:57 am 0 comments

OK, so it’s never not a pivotal time for the solar industry, it seems, but The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center’s most recent report does highlight the importance of this current moment in terms of dictating the value of PV to homeowners into the future. The aggregated data within the Q2 2017Read More

Net metering revival in Nevada brings back Vivint Solar, Sunrun

Net metering revival in Nevada brings back Vivint Solar, Sunrun

June 9, 2017 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

Nothing to see here, says Nevada. The governor signed AB 405, which reinstates net energy metering after the state had abruptly put an end to it in 2015 — a controversial decision that caused both high profile and small residential solar installers to leave the state or cutback operations. ItRead More

Solar rate design: Details on unified approach to evolve net metering

Solar rate design: Details on unified approach to evolve net metering

June 5, 2017 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

The only agreement there seems to be on net metering and rate design is that no one can really agree on what to do. Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Vote Solar have taken a big step in moving forward by developing a set of principles to help guide andRead More

Solar legislation update: Indiana kills residential solar; Florida close to tax exemptions

Solar legislation update: Indiana kills residential solar; Florida close to tax exemptions

May 8, 2017 at 11:52 am Comments are Disabled

First, the bad news. Indiana says goodbye to net metering Unofficially the most-talked-about bill in the solar industry, Indiana’s SB 309 was officially passed and signed into law, just before the end of the legislative session. The bill lost some of its teeth from a total “buy all; sell all”Read More

Massachusetts extends Solar Renewable Energy Credit program (is net metering cap next?)

Massachusetts extends Solar Renewable Energy Credit program (is net metering cap next?)

March 24, 2017 at 8:33 am Comments are Disabled

The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) has announced plans to extend the Commonwealth’s successful Solar Renewable Energy Credit (SREC 2) program until it completes a long-term replacement. Since its inception, the SREC 2 program has led Massachusetts to more than 1,600 megawatts of solar development and supported thousands ofRead More

Iowa Utilities Board accepts proposal that will cap growing net metering program

Iowa Utilities Board accepts proposal that will cap growing net metering program

February 27, 2017 at 8:12 am 1 comment

The Iowa Utilities Board (IUB) recently accepted a proposed rule change from Alliant Energy, one of Iowa’s two major electric utility providers. This new ruling will drastically change how net metering works in Alliant Energy’s service territory and will reduce the financial viability of new solar installations. The new rulesRead More

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

Indiana Senate bill on the table to end net metering in the state

Indiana Senate bill on the table to end net metering in the state

January 23, 2017 at 1:33 pm Comments are Disabled

Indiana is the latest state considering a change to its net metering rules at the behest of the utilities. Senate Bill 309 is vague on its timeline, but at its heart is the goal of reducing the payback of residential PV systems. What are the proposed changes? Under the currentRead More

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NV Energy requests reversal of regulator’s decision to revive net metering in Nevada

January 16, 2017 at 9:15 am 1 comment

NV Energy will not go quietly concerning the recent net metering revival in Nevada and has officially requested that the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) reverse its most recent decision to revive net metering in Northern Nevada. The PUCN has 40 days to grant or deny the request. Background AsRead More

 
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