Are Solar PV and Net Metering the Elephant in the Room? ONE OF THE HOTTEST TOPICS in utility regulation today is what utilities and regulators could or should do about the rapid growth in distributed energy resources, most particularly rooftop solar. A recent NRRI research paper summarizes and catalogs over a hundred recently adopted changes … Continue reading Are Solar PV and Net Metering the Elephant in the Room?
The Electric Utilities’ Fight Against Net Metering Will Likely Prove Ineffective The US electric utility industry is starting to experience an unprecedented amount of pressure. While the industry still seems healthy given its near-monopoly control over electricity generation, major electric utilities are clearly becoming worried about the DG (distributed generation) threat. Despite the fact that … Continue reading The #Electric_Utilities’ Fight Against Net Metering Will Likely Prove Ineffective