News in Brief: NV Energy partners with CLEAResult for a low-income solar pilot programme, San Jose green lights California’s largest community choice programme, Crius Solar partners with Solar Alliance and Campbell's Soup gets a 4.4MW solar array.
Lawmakers in Nevada advanced yesterday with a bundle of bills that they say will revert back to more favourable rates for rooftop solar and increase the amount of energy credits for selling solar power. The bills have now moved to a full committee for consideration.
NV Energy has filed for approval from the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) for a new voluntary subscription solar pricing programme that would offer non-subscribing customers a way to purchase renewable resources that cost less than rooftop solar.
News in brief: Enel Green Power provides PV modules to power a new surgery in a Ugandan hospital, California's LA Solar Group announces new rooftop solar programme, Borrego Solar completes a new commercial PV system in San Diego, California and Hannon Armstrong secures a new US$144 million investment for more than 690MW worth of new solar projects, and more.
Nevada’s monopoly utility NV Energy has asked the Public Utilities Commission to reconsider its recent decision to largely dissolve the state’s controversial net metering rates that were blamed for bringing the rooftop solar industry to a halt.
After an agreement settled by SolarCity, Nevada utility NV Energy and the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) staff set the stage for 32,000 Nevada solar customers to be grandfathered under older and more favourable solar rates, SolarCity praised the deal as a major step in bring viable solar back to the state.