by Julia Pyper
January 03, 2017

Another year has come to a close, marking the end of another tumultuous year in clean energy policy. It was almost exactly a year ago that Nevada utility regulators approved major changes to the state’s distributed solar rates, triggering a backlash from rooftop solar advocates and action from the governor's office. That decision feels at once like forever ago and just yesterday.

Net metering was a prominent solar policy issue throughout 2016, with 22 states that considered or enacted changes to their net metering policies in the third...