By Catherine Morehouse, Utility Dive
States have been particularly vocal in their opposition to the NERA [New England Ratepayers Association] petition, joined by Democratic federal lawmakers, clean energy advocates and others. Power trade associations, including Edison Electric Institute, Electric Power Supply Association and American Public Power Association have stayed largely quiet thus far on how they’ll weigh in. “APPA is still developing its response to the petition and receiving input from members,” John McCaffrey, senior regulatory counsel for APPA said Wednesday. Read more here.
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FERC Might Rewrite Solar Net Metering. Here’s What That Could Mean, Greentech Media
FERC is currently accepting comments and intervenors from individuals and organizations. The period to comment or intervene ends June 15, 2020.
Arcadia embarks on Colorado community solar push, PV Magazine
Arcadia has partnered with Pivot Energy to develop community solar projects for homeowners and renters across Colorado, including in Denver, Boulder, Fort Collins and Grand Junction In December, Arcadia raised $30 million in Series C funding and announced plans to double its community solar reach to eight states this year.
VIRGINIA SOLAR SCHOOLS
Orange County Schools to Install Solar Power System at 8 Locations with Secure Futures, Inside NOVA. Orange County Public Schools will receive solar energy equipment and complete roof restoration work at no upfront capital cost through a 25-year Solar Self Generation Agreement with Secure Futures.
BIFACIAL SOLAR PANELS WITH TRACKING
- Storage outlook strong despite near-term COVID-19 effects: report, American Public Power Association
- Improving distributed battery programs with load control, PV Magazine
While Vermont’s Green Mountain power is paving the way for utilities recognizing customers as generation resources, the company’s BYOD [Bring Your Own Device] battery program falls just short of maximizing value and load control.
ELECTRIC VEHICLES – CLEAN TECHNICA POSTS
- Maiden Flight Of “Largest All-Electric Commercial Aircraft”
See many more electric aircraft/electric airplane stories on CleanTechnica.
- Generation180 Wants To Electrify Your Ride
Generation180 is collaborating with Green Energy Consumer Alliance, and Virginia Clean Cities by creating the Electrify Your Ride Campaign. It’s a statewide program that is making electric cars more accessible. One of the main stereotypes of EVs is that they are too costly or that they don’t have enough range.
- Now Might Be A Good Time To Buy A Used Tesla Model 3 — Or Maybe Soon