We need to shift our policy environment so that we can once again take a leading role in a market that will only become larger in the years to come, writes energy policy professor Elizabeth Sasser.
“Down here in the Southeast we’re actually doing pretty okay” — but there are warning signs for the nation’s No. 2 solar state.
Solar advocates blame policy uncertainty for recent declines and say the industry still faces headwinds in the state.
Developers still plan to build two projects, but they’ll likely move ahead in increments as customers for the power are secured.
A pair of bills would require solar panels on new buildings but include exemptions for shaded or nonviable properties.