Regulators Open Rooftop, Utility Solar Opportunities in Northern Nevada

The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) today unanimously approved two rulings that will help clear the way for rooftop and utility-scale solar development in NV Energy’s Sierra Pacific Power Company service territory of Northern Nevada. We intervened in both dockets with our legal partners at Earthjustice, and together we applaud the progress and encourage ...

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Advocates Applaud PUCN Decision to Grandfather 32,000 Existing NV Solar Customers

Today the Nevada Public Utilities Commission (PUCN) voted unanimously in favor of grandfathering 32,000 existing solar customers back to net metering rates that fairly credit the valuable solar power they deliver to the utility grid. The vote partially reverses a decision last December that blindsided solar customers and companies, costing the state thousands of local ...

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Vote Solar & Earthjustice Fight to Restore Rooftop Solar For Nevada Families

Today, Vote Solar and Earthjustice took the fight to restore rooftop solar for Nevada families and small businesses to the state’s Supreme Court. The groups filed an appeal today (PDF) challenging the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN)’s unlawful decision to end a successful program that empowered Nevadans to go solar. The PUCN decision last ...