Update On Zimbabwe’s Net Metering Program

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2022 16:00:41 +0000

In 2020, following some pilot projects, Zimbabwe’s electric utility company ZETDC started its net metering program. Zimbabwe’s net metering regulations say anyone who has a renewable energy source, e.g. wind or solar, and has a grid-tied inverter can apply for net-metering. At the time they were introduced, the threshold to apply for net metering was […]

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California’s Electricity Rates Should Be Unbundled — Op-Ed

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 11 Sep 2022 22:49:33 +0000

The discussion about California’s grid, rooftop solar energy, and net metering goes on. Following up on the comments under this article and then this article as well as years of debate, research reports, lobbying, solar industry pushback, and a net metering update that seems to be in complete limbo, below is a comment from CleanTechnica […]

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Why Rooftop Solar Power Investments Are Worth It, & Why California Solar Net Metering Might Not Be Fair — Competing Op-Eds

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 11 Sep 2022 16:19:38 +0000

We have some of the most informed readers in the world, but that doesn’t mean they agree on everything. In fact, sometimes they have feverish yet well informed debates that genuinely use logic (rather than ad hominem attacks and other logical fallacies) to discuss different technology or policy approaches. I was just reading through the […]

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Wins for Clean Energy in Georgia, But More Action Needed on Rooftop Solar

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 25 Jul 2022 01:36:15 +0000

Georgia Public Service Commission votes unanimously to establish clean energy working group, but rejects expansion of popular rooftop solar program

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Mississippi Adopts New Solar Net Metering Rules

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 14 Jul 2022 03:10:19 +0000

JACKSON, MS and WASHINGTON, D.C. — Yesterday, the Mississippi Public Service Commission (PSC) voted to adopt its updated Net Metering and Interconnection Rules. The new rules expand the state’s net metering program by raising the participation cap for rooftop solar and prioritizing solar adoption for low-to-moderate income (LMI) customers, among other steps. Following is a […]

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Reduce High Energy Costs With A Solar System — Texas Edition

Credit to Author: Vijay Govindan| Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2022 02:00:37 +0000

In this post, I’ll cover how electricity from a new Texas residential solar system is already cheaper than grid electricity costs. I previously wrote an article about which solar system to use, where I compared Tesla versus SunPower for the better system, and I’ll also follow that up with the decision I made and why […]

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California Solar Energy — Attacks on Solar Net Metering, Rooftop Solar’s Many Benefits

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 21 Mar 2022 03:50:45 +0000

There have been attacks on solar net metering for a decade or more, due to the fact that net metering shifts revenue and profit from utilities to individual homeowners. An extreme attack on California solar net metering arose in the past year, but then recently stalled and got punted indefinitely after a lot of backlash. […]

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