Net metering allows residential and commercial customers who generate their own power from solar panels to feed the excess back into the grid. This reduces utility bills. Electric companies, on the other hand, fear they will lose money as a result, which makes them unhappy. As a result, utilities in Florida are attempting to rescind net metering. As a solution, the town of Green Cove Springs,...Read More
The solar industry is highly regulated. The policy that governs renewable energy generation at the federal, state, and utility levels is forever changing and adapting. Incorporating solar policy is a complex process. Many utilities, states, and municipalities adopt policies as a catalyst to create programs that provide various incentives to increase solar energy deployment.
Now may not...Read More
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) launched the Diverse Suppliers Database on June 2, 2021. SEIA’s database strives to link people with businesses that are at least 51% owned by racial minorities, people with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ+ community members, and women. The database now has information on more than 120 different firms, and the platform will stay open for...Read More
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) petitioned the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in September to examine FERC Order No. 872, which improperly inhibits the establishment of qualifying facilities (QF) under the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA).
The order eliminates QFs’ ability to establish long-term, fixed-rate contracts and arbitrarily expands the...Read More
Electricity, that necessity we pay for every month bill after nagging bill. That’s why so many people are now opting for solar power. But how long will it take to pay off a solar power system? The answer is simpler than it seems. The idea is to pay off your system with what you would normally spend on your utility bill so that one day you never have to pay for power again. At the end of...Read More
Community solar is a way for any person, business, or organization to participate and benefit from renewable solar without any need to install solar panels. It’s great for those who don’t want or cannot put solar on their property. People and organizations, who participate in community solar are called subscribers. This mix of people and organizations subscribe to offsite solar...Read More