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Montana’s High Court Rules Utility Cannot Discriminate Against Solar Energy

Court’s decision reopens door to independent solar projects in the state Helena, Mont. — The Montana Supreme Court today rejected NorthWestern Energy’s attempts to shut out competition from local or customer-owned solar projects that would help meet Montana’s electricity needs. Both Montana and federal law prohibit discrimination against independently owned clean energy projects. NorthWestern Energy ...

 
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Duke Energy Agrees to Convene a “Climate Risk & Resilience Working Group”

Settlement agreement with Vote Solar will help integrate climate risk into grid planning Raleigh, NC -- In settlement agreements released yesterday by Duke Energy Progress, Duke Energy Carolinas and the solar advocacy group Vote Solar, Duke agreed to convene a Working Group to study the impact of climate change on its physical infrastructure investments in ...

 
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Vote Solar proposes re-opening net metering for Utahns

Study finds Utah Solar Customers Provide over 15x Value Proposed by Rocky Mountain Power Salt Lake City, UT -- The value of excess energy that solar customers send back to the grid in Rocky Mountain Power’s Utah service territory is $0.24/kWh, finds a new study by Vote Solar. Rocky Mountain Power (RMP) has proposed a ...