Philippines victory for consumer choice versus utilities

A provision in the Philippines giving medium-scale electricity consumers the ability to choose between retail electricity suppliers other than the local utility has had a major boost after a Supreme Court issuance in its favour.

Nevada Supreme Court rejects rooftop solar referendum

Yesterday, the Nevada Supreme Court unanimously ruled against a popular rooftop solar referendum for the upcoming 8 November ballot that could have restored net metering rates to their former, more favourable state by amending the Commission’s legislative authority.

US Clean Power Plan stayed by Supreme Court

The US Supreme Court has granted a stay that pauses the implementation of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan, which aims to spur investment in renewable energy.