Lawmakers and solar supporters in Maine have united to fight a widely criticised decision by the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to phase out retail net metering by 2018.
Minnesota governor Mark Dayton has vetoed anti-solar bill HF 234/SF 141 that would have removed the authority of the state Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to settle certain electric utility disputes.
Yesterday, Utah governor Gary Herbert signed a bill into law that phases out the tax credit incentive for installing residential solar.
Minnesota is battling a new bill that would allow state electric utilities to be exempt from regulation by the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) with respect to net metering.
SB 214 that would allow Kentucky’s public utilities to choose their own individual rates for residential solar has been stalled by bill sponsor senator Jared Carpenter after a backlash.
Much of the financial incentive for installing residential solar systems will be eliminated in the coming years under a new bill officially passed by the Indiana Senate 39-9 on Monday evening.
A new bill introduced at the Kentucky General Assembly would “kill” residential solar and leave PV customers in neighbouring municipalities with differing rates, says local solar installer Solar Energy Solutions.
Indiana clean energy advocates have spoken out regarding the Senate Bill that was recently passed through the utilities committee, that calls for the effective end to net metering.
The Golden State is stepping up its already formidable renewables game in a new Senate bill that increases the state clean energy standard to 100% by 2045 – up from 50% by 2030.
A bill that would end retail net metering in Indiana by significantly reducing the incentive available to invest in solar passed the Senate Utilities Committee in an 8-2 vote yesterday.
Regulators in La Paz County, Arizona, have issued a Request for Proposals (RfP) to procure up to 1.5GW of utility-scale solar projects for electrical use in Arizona and neighbouring California.
Florida’s Senate committee has unanimously approved SB 90, a bill that would implement Amendment 4, which makes solar and renewable energy equipment on commercial buildings exempt from property taxes for 20 years, beginning in 2018.
In a 76-49 vote last week, Republican legislators voted to get rid of Minnesota’s solar incentive programme that saw homeowners and businesses install thousands of panels since its inception in 2013.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is officially in legislative hot water after Florida lawmakers introduced a bill to abolish the agency.
Maryland has officially achieved a clean energy victory as the General Assembly voted yesterday to override governor Larry Hogan’s veto of the Clean Energy Jobs Act in a 32-13 vote.