Silver Bellwether: The Effect of Nevada’s Recent Net Metering Reforms In and Outside the State

It was not that long ago that states were competing to win the roof-top solar race. Now, as evidenced by, among other examples, Wisconsin’s recently-approved net energy metering (NEM) fixed-charge increase and Hawaii’s shift toward post-net metering rate structures, it seems like many states are pulling back on the reins. Few states have pulled back harder on net metering than Nevada, where a set of recent orders has disrupted the state’s residential solar industry to a far greater extent than any other.

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