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Net Metering

Survey says 95% of shoppers would not buy solar under NEM 3.0

Andy Sendy of SolarReviews explained to pv magazine why he believes the proposed decision would kill the California solar industry, and to offer a possible alternative.


Grid expert slams NEM 3.0 as “proposed dystopia” in ROTH Capital webinar, offers ten reasons why

Utility rate design expert and economist-at-large Dr. Ahmad Faruqui appeared on a webinar led by Philip Shen, managing director at ROTH Capital Partners, and explained why he views the proposed California solar net metering rate design as disastrous and called upon Governor Newsom to intervene.


Sunrise brief: Utility-scale solar + storage project planned for Hawaii

Also on the rise: Beaming solar from space is one step closer to reality. Wisconsin looks to add 165 MW of solar. Batteries to the rescue: Changes to California’s net-metering program may seriously erode the value of rooftop residential solar without the aid of battery energy storage. Missouri solar project acquired by Scout Clean Energy.

NEM 3.0 erodes solar value, makes batteries essential, and weakens grid flexibility in California

Batteries are considered a necessary part of a residential solar array to achieve energy bill savings under the proposed changes of California’s NEM 3.0. But the way batteries are expected to be utilized as a result will be a loss for society.


The value of net-metered solar is up for vote in California

California, the nation’s largest rooftop solar market, will soon learn what the financial compensation will be for its net-metered capacity.


Focus on residential solar incentives: New England

pv magazine looks at the six New England states’ solar incentives, several of which rank among the top 10 best incentives in the nation.

Residential rooftop solar 101: From azimuth to zoning

Join the solar revolution, but do so with the most current insight on equipment, cost, and system design. Bookmark this page and refer to it often as your project moves forward.

Florida town decides to gut net metering

The city of Green Cove Springs, Florida, has passed an ordinance to halve its net metering credit, a move that renewable advocates are concerned will spread to other towns.


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