28 May '13, 3pm

Minnesota's New (Standard Offer) Solar Energy Standard

Minnesota's New (Standard Offer) Solar Energy Standard

It’s not really a buy all contract . Minnesota’s Clean Contract differs significantly from most others in that producers may not make any profit net of their electricity use. Although the policy separates electricity consumption from production, the two dollars totals are netted against one another annually, and if a solar project produces more value than the customer’s electricity consumption, it’s zeroed out. In other words, you have to be a utility customer to participate (because you need to be offsetting electricity expenses), you have to size your system to load, and ultimately this isn’t really a power purchase contract but “net metering 2.0″ There’s no guarantee that this will works as well as net metering . Advocates of the policy wanted customers to be able to choose between net metering and value of solar, giving the utility an incentive to develop a reasonable ...

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