“California’s distributed solar market is seeing some tough times, and this includes policy challenges. While the state’s implementation of “Net Metering 2.0” set compensation that is still pretty close to retail rates, it has also involved a mandatory move to time of use (TOU) rates for residential customers.
And if utilities lost the net metering program design battle, they are getting much more of what they want in this regard. Because as customers are being moved to these rates, the rates are also being updated to reflect conditions on California’s grid.”
Local jurisdictions can take advantage of TOU grandfathering with the SPURR Renewable Energy Aggregated Procurement Program. Click here to learn more.