Net Metering for Commercial Solar: Will it be a “renewable” resource?

By Cynthia Clark, Manager of Utilities & Incentives Net energy metering programs are the backbone of American distributed electricity generation policy. Regulatory trends that develop as existing capacity limits on these programs are reached will have a significant impact on the future of distributed solar energy. Utilities in New York and Massachusetts are starting to […]

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The Sun Also Rises… in Japan: New Incentive Will Likely Push Japanese Solar Industry to Record Heights

The meltdown of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant brought an end to the nuclear energy era in Japan. To address the generation capacity shortage created, renewable energy sectors are being encouraged to fill the gap and are getting a big kick-start from a new national feed-in tariff (FIT) program. Already, this FIT is spurring […]

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