Construction Begins on 12.44-MW Rhode Island Community Solar Project

TurningPoint Energy and Nautilus Solar Energy have begun construction on the King community solar project in North Smithfield, Rhode Island. The project, [...]

Idaho Power Proposes 50% Lower Net Metering Rate for Solar Customers

On Nov. 13, Idaho Power Company (IPC) filed a proposal to change the rules for existing rooftop solar customers. [...]

Hawaii’s Trailblazing Solar Market Continues to Struggle Without Net Metering

National market leader Sunrun has seen its PV permits tumble in Hawaii, echoing broader problems for the market. Is [...]

Albania to Introduce Net Metering for Solar Up to 500 KW

The new net metering tariff will be equal to market prices and will go into force as soon as [...]

South Carolina Unanimously Passes Solar Bill to Lift 2% Net Metering Cap

The South Carolina legislature on Thursday unanimously passed The Energy Freedom Act, a comprehensive solar bill that will lift the [...]

Massachusetts Bill Would Restore Net Metering Rate for Community Solar

The legislation aims to reverse some provisions of a 2016 law that lowered the price community solar projects receive [...]

Mass. Lawmakers Set Storage Target, Raise RPS, Overturn Rooftop Solar Demand Charge

It was a big day for distributed energy. But the solar industry didn’t get everything that it wanted. The [...]

Top 10 Utility Regulation Trends of 2018 – So Far

With half of 2018 already in the rearview mirror, we check in on the top public utility commission (PUC) [...]

Michigan Changes Net Metering Rules for Solar Power

Net metering is a boondoggle for residential homeowners who can afford to put solar panel systems on their homes [...]

Net Metering Gets a Lifeline in South Carolina

Solar advocates are hopeful they’ll get to keep the policy that has enabled South Carolina’s rooftop solar market to [...]