31 May '16, 12pm

Net Metering is a Net Benefit, Says Brookings

In 2015, residential solar finally reached grid parity, the point at which the cost of residential solar is comparable to the average price of power on the utility grid. This milestone in residential sustainability is a benefit across the boards, write Mark Muro, a senior fellow, and Devashree Saha, a senior policy associate, of the Brookings Institution - no matter how difficult net metering is becoming for our public utility commissions (PUC) to handle. The debate around the best policies and rates with the rise of solar power is essential, but the backlashes occurring in states like Nevada will only halt the progress already made toward energy independence. In fact, after the Nevada PUC drastically curtailed its net-metering payments, solar installation permits plunged 92% in the first quarter of 2016. Net metering — contra the Nevada decision — frequently benefits all ...

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