With support from a federal grant, Gabriel Chan aims to clarify the costs and benefits of distributed solar for co-ops.
Solar advocates are concerned that the transition to a localized value-of-solar rate is happening too soon.
The state recently became the first in the nation to adopt a new national standard for connecting to the electric grid.
A clean energy group’s report says distributed energy resources need better access to wholesale markets.
Critics says the Upper Peninsula Power Co. is promoting its own large solar project while discouraging rooftop projects.