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2014-08-28 12:23:47

74% of Colorado voters would vote 'yes' on pro-solar net metering ballot measure DENVER, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new poll finds that 74% of Colorado voters would vote 'yes' on a ballot measure protecting solar net metering. Respondents expressed overwhelming support for a potential ballot measure that says "each electric utility will in no way limit its customers' participation in net metering," and maintains that net metering credit "equals the same rate that customers pay...

2014-08-13 23:05:35

Peregrine Energy Group chosen to build net metering and billing data solution. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 The Cape and Vineyard Electric Coop (CVEC) is developing more than 28 MW of solar photovoltaic installations across Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard at 27 sites owned by municipalities or governmental entities. CVEC will handle all financial transactions around the energy that is generated, including payments to the third-party contractor for energy production, billing of...

2014-08-05 23:07:12

Utilities can receive daily, weekly or monthly reads over the air for SREC (Renewable Energy Credits) reporting. The Consumer Portal allows customers to see detailed information on solar generation and usage in simple to read graphs. Coppell, TX (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Nighthawk, the leader in cellular based utility meter solutions announces the release of a Net Meter version of its RDM960 meter platform for solar applications along with its Cloud based Consumer Portal tool. The RDM960...

2014-07-28 16:22:09

Xcel admitted that all customers benefit from net metering DENVER, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last week in Denver, Coloradans packed into the Public Utilities Commission meeting rooms to support the cornerstone rooftop solar policy net metering. Meanwhile, a new finding shows that Xcel also knows the true benefits of net metering. A Denver Post article from 2007 says "Xcel officials maintain that all customers benefit because solar systems delay the need to build...

2014-06-16 23:02:47

Saying it reflects consensus from major clean energy, utility and environmental stakeholders while solidifying the Commonwealth’s commitment to 1,600 MW of solar energy by 2020, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and the New England Clean Energy Council (NECEC) today announced their support for proposed legislation for a new net metering and renewable energy incentive program that will result in hundreds of millions of dollars in cost savings for ratepayers. Boston, MA...

2014-06-11 08:23:14

Public hearing to address comprehensive agreement between solar industry and utilities BOSTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC), additional solar industry groups, Massachusetts utilities, and the Department of Energy Resources (DOER) will participate today in a public briefing on common-ground language regarding the future of solar in Massachusetts. TASC supports this language, which represents the first instance of comprehensive...

2014-04-22 16:22:45

SAN FRANCISCO, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin has signed an Executive Order to promote the growth of distributed solar and wind in Oklahoma. Governor Fallin issued the Order while signing Senate Bill 1456 into law. The Order states that "all executive entities shall support all forms of energy, including both traditional fossil fuels and renewable energy sources like wind and solar power, as outlined and mandated by the Oklahoma First Energy...

2014-04-03 16:20:59

The Alliance for Solar Choice Comments on New Report SAN FRANCISCO, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a new report released this week by Integrity Florida, and funded by the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, Florida's electric utilities exert power over state politics at a level surpassed only by their monopoly control over electricity itself. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130828/SF71040LOGO "Power Play: Political Influence of Florida's top energy...

2014-03-25 16:22:24

Vermont Legislature votes to quadruple net metering cap SAN FRANCISCO, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC) today announced yet another win for rooftop solar: the Vermont Legislature voted to increase the state's solar net metering cap from 4% of a utility's peak load to 15%. The bill, H. 702, is headed to Governor Shumlin's desk for signature and represents the eighth straight victory for solar net metering in 2013 and 2014....

2014-03-18 16:21:34

ALEC's anti-rooftop solar campaigns defeated in Washington and Utah SAN FRANCISCO, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC) today announced two new wins for rooftop solar in 2014 as the public continues to defeat attacks from anti-solar utilities, their national trade association Electric Institute (EEI), and the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). In Utah and the state of Washington, solar advocates preserved net metering with zero...


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