Katherine Tweed – August 7, 2015
Most utilities are not burying their heads in the sand when it comes to distributed energy resources; instead, they’re evaluating how they can fit the technology into their businesses, according to Black & Veatch’s latest annual survey of electric utilities.
Nearly 60 percent of utilities said they were internally reviewing their net-metering policies. However, only a handful were considering virtual net metering or a “value-of-solar” rate structure. Cooperative utilities were most likely to say net metering was at least somewhat important to their long-term viability. For full article.