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Massachusetts Lawmakers Lift Cap on Net Metering

With the clock running out on its 2014 session, the Massachusetts Legislature has agreed to a short term fix to address the bottleneck of solar projects across the Commonwealth by immediately raising the cap on net metering, according to a press release from the  Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), Washington, D.C. But Instead of passing broad, compromise legislation, H 4185 – which was supported by SEIA, the New England Clean Energy Council (NECEC) and many other stakeholders across Massachusetts – the legislature established a task force to review net metering in the Commonwealth and develop recommendations on incentives and programs that will support the deployment of Governor Patrick’s goal of 1600MW of solar in Massachusetts by 2020. Details


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