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.
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.
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.
The Maine Public Utilities Commission (PUC) held a public hearing yesterday to discuss the state’s proposed amendment to existing net metering policy – namely, to cut existing financial incentives for new and existing users.
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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.