29 Aug '13, 6pm

Very good post on getting past the solar net-metering stalemate, from @UtilitySolar:

In Samuel Beckett’s seminal play Waiting for Godot, two vagabonds named Estragon and Vladimir spend the better part of two days waiting – somewhat impatiently – for the arrival of a mysterious man named Godot. They generate verbal diversions to pass the time, vacillating between periods of heated discussion and long stretches of quiet deliberation. At many points, Estragon forgets where they are and what they are waiting for, only to be reminded by Vladimir that they simply wait for Godot. The play ends, unfortunately enough for the two, with another day passing that seems a surreal replication of the previous day, which was much like the day before that, all without ever achieving fulfillment in the form of the never-present Godot. It strikes me that the debate surrounding Net Energy Metering (NEM) has reached much the same impasse that faced Vladimir and Estragon. In mul...

Full article: http://www.solarelectricpower.org/posts/2013/08/the-nem-s...

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