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 [...]

How Solar Scored a ‘Game-Changing’ Victory in Florida

Regulatory approval of Sunrun’s solar lease could signal a turning point for the Sunshine State. Solar energy has a [...]

Michigan to Replace Net Metering Program with Avoided-Cost Tariff

Michigan utility customers who put surplus electricity they generate back onto the power grid will be paid a lower, [...]

Effects of Trump Solar Tariff Could Put Net Metering Back on the Table

This week, the Trump administration ruled in favor of two U.S. solar technology manufacturers to place a tariff on solar panels imported [...]

Time-of-Use Rates Will Turn the Tables for Energy Storage

It is not always good to be first. Last June, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) was the first [...]