27 Sep '14, 6am

Washington DC Releases Proposed Community Solar Regulations

Washington DC Releases Proposed Community Solar Regulations

On October 1st 2013, the D.C. legislature passed the Community Solar Renewables Energy Act (B20-007) , making D.C. the tenth state to pass community solar legislation. However, the waiting game was only just beginning as D.C. solar stakeholders awaited instructions from the D.C. Public Service Commission (PSC) on how the program would be implemented. This fall, after numerous meetings between industry stakeholders, local utilities, and government officials, and after significant urging from MDV-SEIA the D.C. PSC released their initial proposed District of Columbia Municipal Regulations (D.C.MR) for implementing net-energy metering and the community solar program on September 15th, 2014. The PSC intends to adopt these rules within 30 days, after comments have been submitted. What is Community Solar? Community solar allows a utility ratepayer with a meter located in Washingt...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/blog/post/2014/09...

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