Waiting on CPUC’s NEM 3.0 Solar Proposal: What Now?

Recently, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) announced that a decision on NEM 3.0 (the policy which determines utilities’ payments for customer-produced solar) is delayed “until further notice.” Hopefully this marks a turning point on the road to preserving and growing democratized solar. While the CPUC deliberates, we will continue to support solar in California. Here are three ways Sunworks is …

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4 Reasons to Stay Hopeful in the Face of NEM 3.0

If you’ve been keeping up with California’s energy scene, you may have heard that the proposed NEM 3.0 policy is looking less favorable for private solar system owners. In short, the NEM 3.0 policy would impose new fees and reduce how much customers are credited for excess solar energy production. While this proposal is disappointing, there are several reasons to …

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What Does the CPUC’s NEM 3.0 Proposal Mean for the Solar Industry; and What Can We Do to Stop It?

On December 13, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) announced its proposed NEM 3.0 policy proposal, which would impose the highest state solar tax in the U.S. and create a major setback to California’s clean energy efforts.  If NEM 3.0 passes, it will reduce bill credits for California solar adopters, add monthly fees for residential grid access, and take away …

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The Smart Way to Implement Commercial Solar

Energy rates are changing soon under NEM 3.0, but there are smart ways businesses can save on solar before 2022. As with any project, thoughtful execution is vital when going solar. With the planned net metering changes set for early next year, many businesses are wondering how to lock in existing rates without rushing implementation. Here are a few tips …

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