Federal Energy Regulators Reject Attack on Rooftop Solar Policies

Federal regulators on Thursday released a pair of decisions expected to impact the expansion of renewable power nationwide—one that [...]

Victory for Wholesale Energy Storage, but Does Order 841 Allow FERC to Assault Net Metering?

Order 841 lets regional transmission operators create wholesale markets for energy storage — potentially including fleets of behind-the-meter storage [...]

State Policies for Solar Net Metering Under Threat

A fast-tracked FERC petition during a pandemic could “end net metering as we know it,” one legal expert warns. [...]

Iowa Utility and Solar Advocates Compromise on Net Metering Proposal

 A proposal, which still needs to pass in the legislature, would preserve net metering and let utilities recoup costs [...]

Net Metering Survives in Idaho

State regulators have overwhelmingly ruled to deny Idaho Power’s proposal to decrease the net metering rate for residential solar [...]

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 [...]