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.
In an interview, an economic development director talks about his organization’s new $1 million fund to assist renewable energy projects.
After years of delays, stakeholders say they are ready to move forward with spending plans for the money, which was set aside by Eversource when it divested its generation assets.
“It’s a big step forward,” supporters say, because fleet vehicles drive more miles than the average private car.