16 Apr '12, 2pm

Solar Advocates Like Preliminary CPUC Decision to Boost Clean Energy in California

Solar Advocates Like Preliminary CPUC Decision to Boost Clean Energy in California

Below is a news release I received by email on an important California solar energy topic (and an important solar energy topic, in general). The news regards a important clarification of a net metering policy that would increase local solar energy savings and jobs considerably. For more details, read on (bold formatting added by me)…. California solar energy advocates [Thursday] praised a proposed decision by the California Public Utilities Commission (PUC) that, if approved, will likely boost renewable energy use by homeowners, businesses, and commercial uses and lower energy costs for both solar and non-solar energy ratepayers. The proposal, put forward by PUC Chairman Michael Peevey, clarifies the methodology to fairly calculate the cap on Net Energy Metering (NEM or “net metering”), a billing arrangement that allows utility customers to offset energy use with their own...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/04/16/solar-advocates-like-...

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