May 2017

Why we should increase ambition in the Massachusetts RPS

May 22, 2017

A report released last week highlights the benefits of increasing the state's RPS and expanding our renewable energy economy.  It also outlines what's at risk if we don't.  See the press release below for a summary and link to the report.

Net Metering Caps Hit in National Grid Territory

May 12, 2017

The latest data from MassACA indicates that both public and private National Grid Net Metering Caps have been hit.

SEIA calls for a raise in net metering caps

May 9, 2017

In a recent blog post, the national solar industry trade group, the Solar Energy Industries Association ("SEIA"), urged Massachusetts to raise net metering caps that have stalled solar projects across half the state.  MassSolar agrees on the need to raise net metering caps but and emphasizes the need to go beyond a 1% cap increase and fashion a net metering cap solution that would avoid the need for the solar industry to seek a cap increase on an annual basis.  The industry needs and deserves that kind of market and policy certainty.