June 2016

Net metering is a net benefit

June 24, 2016

Net metering benefits all electricity ratepayers and provides more benefits than it costs.  We've said it time and time again.  So have an increasing number of studies, institutes and academics.  

The most recent voice to join the choir is the Brookings Institute.  They released a paper in May that reviewed a number of studies on the costs and benefits of rooftop solar.  As the authors state: 

Comments on DPU 16-64 Emergency Regulations

June 14, 2016

The Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities has opened Docket 16-64 and issued an order adopting Emergency Reg

Yet another study confirms that net metering benefits all ratepayers

June 1, 2016

A new report from the Brookings Institution said net metering benefits all parties when every cost and benefit is factored in, and doesn't significantly shift grid maintenance costs to non-rooftop solar customers.