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Nevada Stops Subsidizing Net Metering

Photovoltaic panels provide electricity at yak herder's house in Bhutan
In the final days of 2015, Nevada became the front line in the nationwide debate over energy policy when the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada cut rates for net metering impacting homeowners with rooftop photovoltaic panels. The 113 page draft order found that under existing net metering rates other ratepayers were subsidizing net metering customers … Continue Reading

Ohio Law Rolls Back Unwise Renewable Portfolio Standards

Last Friday, Ohio Governor John Kasich signed Senate Bill 310 freezing the state's renewable energy portfolio and energy efficiency requirements at 2014 levels. It is likely best to not be an alarmist about Ohio's new law or to deny that it was passed overwhelmingly by the legislature after a hue and cry from the public, who recognized an unwise (expensive and degrowth) existing law (green or otherwise) when they saw it.… Continue Reading
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