“Down here in the Southeast we’re actually doing pretty okay” — but there are warning signs for the nation’s No. 2 solar state.
FirstEnergy and American Electric Power earn substantial revenues beyond base distribution rates for electricity use.
The current political environment creates a window for those wanting to push legislation on global warming and other green issues, analysts said.
Legislation that sought to boost the shrinking fund for solar incentives is on hold, as are many installations across the state.
A solar workgroup is retooling its approach and hopeful that Virginia’s new clean energy law will help overcome obstacles.