Solar Coalition Asks PUC to Raise Cap on New Rooftop PV Systems

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On May 16, a coalition of photovoltaic system installers and solar energy advocates filed a motion with the state Public Utilities Commission, formally asking it to lift the 35 megawatt cap it put in place last fall when it ended the net-metering program.

The “accelerating pace of [customer grid supply] tariff applications may fill any remaining capacity on some islands by as early as the first week of June 2016 and will likely fill any remaining capacity on all islands by the beginning of August 2016,” the coalition stated in its motion. In addition, adjustment of the cap would . . .

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