Lansing, MI — The Michigan Public Service Commission issued its Order in the Consumers Energy rate case on Thursday. While Consumers has agreed to double the cap on its Distributed Generation (DG) program from 1% to 2%, the order creates an uncertain future for solar energy in Michigan by falling short of the recommendations in Administrative Law Judge Sally Wallace’s October Proposal for Decision.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - An order setting rates for renewable energy developers from Consumers Energy will create the certainty necessary to spur private investments and new growth in solar energy, while ensuring utility customers’ electricity rates don’t increase.
Solar Industry Applauds Gov. Dayton’s Veto, Urges Him to Keep Anti-Consumer Provisions Out of Final Bill
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the national solar energy association commended Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton for protecting consumers and a quickly growing solar industry in the state. The measure (SF 1937) would have removed solar customers’ ability to have unfair fees reviewed by independent experts at the Public Utilities Commission.As budget negotiations continue today, Sean Gallagher, the Solar Energy Industries Association’s vice president of state affairs, offered the following statement:
Following is a statement from Sean Gallagher, vice president of state affairs for the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the solar industry's national trade group, on Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton’s veto of HF 234/SF 141:
Following is a statement from Sean Gallagher, vice president of state affairs for the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) on the state legislature’s passage of HF 234/SF 141
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) today announced the formation of the Midwest State Committee in an effort to expand its education and advocacy efforts in the region.
Following is a statement by Sean Gallagher, vice president of state affairs for the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), on Illinois energy legislation: