After Rooftop Solar NEM Loss, Groups Petition CEC For Planning Change

February 7, 2024
After losing a legal battle over California’s updated rooftop solar net energy metering (NEM) rules, environmental, equity and public-health groups are petitioning state power regulators to ensure they consider “non-energy benefits and social costs” into future planning and funding decisions. “It’s ludicrous that California doesn’t factor in the environment and people’s health when it’s deciding how to meet the state’s climate target of 100% renewable energy,” charged Roger Lin, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD), in a...

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