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The Alliance for Solar Choice Supports Massachusetts solar legislation

BOSTON, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC) supports the passage of today's important solar legislation, H. 4185.  As passed, the legislation:

  • Extends the state's net metering cap.
  • Establishes a Green Ribbon Commission to 1) evaluate a minimum bill to support the distribution system and 2) examine an alternative incentive program to deploy 1600 MW of distributed solar by 2020.

 

The Alliance for Solar Choice is a coalition of rooftop solar installers dedicated to protecting and promoting net energy metering.

TASC is committed to the framework of this legislation and will participate cooperatively throughout the regulatory process to ensure that it is implemented successfully.  While the legislature left important work to state regulators, H. 4185 establishes a framework for common ground. TASC and National Grid articulated this common-ground framework in a co-authored Boston Globe column published in June. 

About The Alliance for Solar Choice
The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC) leads the rooftop solar advocacy across the country.  Founded by the largest rooftop companies in the nation, TASC represents the vast majority of the market. Its members include: Demeter Power, SolarCity, Solar Universe, Sungevity, Sunrun and Verengo. http://allianceforsolarchoice.com

Contact:
Susan Wise
The Alliance for Solar Choice
603-344-3668

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