In U.S. state legislatures, 2016 has been a very busy year for renewable energy -- both distributed and large-scale. Consider the following data:
- Nearly 900 bills that would directly impact renewables deployment have been introduced in state legislatures in 2016.
- Nearly 90 bills that directly impact renewables deployment have been enacted.
- Of these nearly 90 bills, none have seriously eroded a state’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS) policy or net-metering policy. (Massachusetts and New Hampshire enacted legislation allowing...