Tagged Net Metering

Nautilus Solar Energy powers on Rhode Island’s first community solar project

By Billy Ludt Nautilus Solar Energy, a national solar acquisition, development and asset management company, announced the opening of Rhode Island’s first operational community solar project under the state’s Community Remote Net Metering Pilot Program. Located in Burrillville, RI, the 3.307-MW community solar garden will provide residents across the state access to solar power without…

Louisiana regulators vote to end net metering benefits

By Kelsey Misbrener The Louisiana Public Service Commission on Sept. 11 voted to end the one-for-one net metering program that has existed in the state since 2007, according to WWL. Existing rooftop solar customers will be grandfathered in for 15 years, but future solar customers will only receive the avoided cost, or about 3 cents…

Best Solar Companies in Georgia

By Ryan Austin How to find the best solar companies in Georgia With no net metering and few incentives, Georgia homeowners looking to save money by installing solar need to choose financing and system size wisely. But the best solar companies in Georgia… Read More The post Best Solar Companies in Georgia appeared first on…

New Hampshire governor vetoes net metering expansion for second time

By Kelsey Misbrener New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu vetoed HB 365 even though it passed in the legislature with bipartisan support. He vetoed a similar bill last September, according to NHPR. The bill would have raised the ability to net meter qualifying renewable energy projects from 1 MW up to 5 MW. According to renewable…

New report summarizes state progress on net metering alternatives

By Kelsey Misbrener The National Regulatory Research Institute has released a new study of actions by U.S. states to change distributed energy resources rate designs for the customer side of the meter. “Review of State Net Energy Metering and Successor Rate Designs” is a summary of the activity among state public utility commissions in finding…

Nevada PUC Denies Apartment Dwellers Rooftop Solar Access

By Frank Andorka By Frank Andorka, Senior Correspondent Nevada has long had a love/hate relationship with the rooftop solar industry. Despite having one of the highest insolation rates in the nation, it’s rooftop solar segment experienced a near-death experience when the Nevada Public Utilities Commission (NPUC) decided to eviscerate net metering at a December meeting…

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