28 Jan '16, 7pm

The Verdict Is In: CPUC Preserves #Solar Net Metering In California

The Verdict Is In: CPUC Preserves #Solar Net Metering In California

In a 3-2 vote on Thursday, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) issued its long-awaited final decision on the state’s successor net-metering program, often referred to as NEM 2.0. Although the new rooftop solar program does include some unfavorable changes, it mostly resembles the previous iteration, and the solar industry has hailed the ruling as a major victory. According to California Solar Energy Industries Association (CALSEIA), the commission officially voted to extend net metering for solar customers indefinitely and rejected proposals from the state’s investor-owned utilities (IOUs) to replace net metering with complicated schemes that would have put solar out of reach for most consumers. CALSEIA says this decision puts California in stark contrast to neighboring states, such as Nevada , which recently went in the opposite direction, cutting net-meteri...

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