Tag: net metering

  • Four takeaways from California NEM 3.0 remix

    California is taking a new shot at designing residential solar incentives after a revision proposed in December 2021 raised the ire of nearly everyone in the solar industry and, coincidentally, almost no one at the major utilities. The critique of last year’s Net Energy Metering proposal, known as NEM 3.0, centered on concerns that the……

  • Missouri legislature, electric co-ops look to charge solar customers more

    The Missouri Solar Energy Industries Association (MOSEIA) sent word that the state’s upcoming HB539 and SB178 bills, which seek to modify the state’s net-metering program, could negatively impact homeowners and small businesses who generate their own solar power. While current law prohibits utilities from charging distributed generation (solar) customers differently thanRead More — Solar Builder magazine

  • Illinois Commission sides with solar in Ameren’s attempt to skirt net metering rules

    The Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) voted 4-1 on Wednesday to reject Ameren Illinois’ proposed calculation of the number of solar net metering customers in their territory, resulting in the reopening of full retail net metering in their service territory. The decision will allow new solar customers to participate in theRead More — Solar Builder magazine

  • Duke Energy, solar industry agree on ‘Solar Choice Net Metering’ plan in South Carolina

    Duke Energy says it has reached an agreement with leading solar installers, environmental groups and renewable energy advocates that, if approved by regulators, will create long-term stability for the residential solar industry in South Carolina. The deal will provide options for customers while allowing the company to address increasing electric demandRead More — Solar Builder magazine

  • Berkshire Bank signs community solar net metering agreement with Nexamp

      Corporations and large organizations looking to embrace clean energy have a number of compelling options today, but a community solar subscription provides a unique opportunity in scale and savings potential, while helping to green the grid in the areas they work. Berkshire Bank, the largest community bank headquartered inRead More — Solar Builder magazine