Solar Net Metering

This blog discussing the net metering policy and its impact on the solar industry.

Net Metering Caps - Now What?

Wed, 2012-10-03 08:27

As Net Metering policies reach maximums, policy makers are challenged to continue the growth of distributed solar in a way that is fair economically and productive environmentally. Utilities, regulators, and customers continue to debate the issue, while the future of solar hangs in the balance. If you read “Net Metering – Why The Battle?” you know that concerns over the policy are centered around fairness.

Net Metering - Why The Battle?

Thu, 2012-08-23 01:54

If you read Net Metering At Legislative Crossroads, you are aware that net metering has proven to be an important policy in the advancement of renewable energy and has also become a divisive issue in the U.S. As many states quickly approach the regulatory cap on the number of systems eligible, the debate over how much financial assistance to provide for solar power is heating up. Pun intended.

Who are the players, and what are the concerns?

Net Metering At Legislative Crossroads

Tue, 2012-07-10 12:10

Net metering is an important component of most U.S. plans to meet ambitious renewable energy goals. More than 40 states currently have policies in place. What is net metering? What are the benefits and challenges of such a policy? In a multi-part blog series, I will take a look at how net metering is boosting renewable energy and what it is about the policy that makes it a hotly contested, divisive issue in the U.S. As many states inch closer to reaching their net metering caps, legislators, utilities, and solar advocates are at a crossroads in determining how to move forward.