Applications for a state solar tax credit have exceeded a legislatively imposed cap on awards every year since 2013, and the waitlist is growing longer in recent years.
The final incentives from the state’s 2017 Future Energy Jobs Act were awarded on Monday as solar developers plead for a legislative fix next month.
Without programs encouraging drivers to charge overnight, utilities worry electric vehicles will strain the grid at peak times.
Sacramento’s municipal utility will use blockchain software to track rewards for customers who charge with solar power.
Applications are now open for Illinois’ Solar for All program meant to spur projects for underserved residents.