By Robert Walton |
- Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has filed a bill that would raise the state’s private and public net metering caps by 2% each, up to 6% and 7%, respectively.
- The bill would also provide for the development of a program to support solar development beyond the state’s current goal of 1,600 MW, and will create a “long term, market-predictable, sustainable framework” for projects, according to a release put out by the Governor.
- The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) issued a statement praising the decision to raise net metering caps, but also said it was concerned the bill’s longer-term measures undervalue solar energy. For full article.