Rainbows and pots of gold in 2016!

Since I last wrote to you, much has happened in my solar world. The outlook for solar was quite gloomy at the beginning of 2015. We (Californians) expected net energy metering (NEM) to sunset in 2016/2017 – see current and projected levels here; we expected it to be...

Community Choice – The Gift for the Season

In my last email/blog, I described how net energy metering, meter aggregation, and virtual net metering have allowed us, as utility customers / generators, to produce and move electricity more intelligently than we could before. This email describes how Community...

Utility Net Energy Metering levels

Remember this sentence from my last blog? “Current NEM customers and those who will have interconnected their systems before the earlier of their utility reaching its 5% NEM cap and July 1, 2017 are called NEM Transition customers. ” The utilities...

NEMA, NEMV, CCA, and other scary acronyms

I hope you are well. Eight months have elapsed since I last wrote about meter aggregation, and there has been forward and backward movement, so here is an update: Meter aggregation tariffs – NEMA, NEM-AG, and NEM Aggregation – are now available in PG&E, SDG&E,...