The state’s solar industry thinks the change could spur new development and maybe attract out-of-state companies.
“It’s frustrating,” said one member whose project is no longer feasible, but co-op leaders say old rate unfairly subsidized solar customers.
State regulators recently updated interconnection standards to streamline the process for most solar projects.
The CEO of one of Michigan’s largest utilities says solar is a better long-term investment than new natural gas generation.
North Carolina clean energy advocates are keeping a watchful eye on a battle over net metering underway in South Carolina.