Massachusetts has recently initiated a proposal under the Baker administration to double solar energy development in the state. In related news, NRG commissions the state's largest community solar facility.
Illinois utility groups Exelon/ComEd are attempting to pass a legislative energy bill that would implement a mandatory demand charge and could result in “the largest rate hike in US history”, according to Dave Lundy from the BEST Coalition.
Rocky Mountain Power, a utility company under the PacifiCorp umbrella, has proposed a new methodology for calculating net metering fees that would result in a significant price spike for solar customers.
The Arizona Corporation Commission has said that the rate structuring process for net metering in the state is subject to “undue influences”, and has hired out an attorney to investigate the issue, according to reports.