CARSON CITY, Nev., Aug. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Public Utilities Commission voted to keep solar net metered customers on existing rates until the Commissioners determine long-term rules by December 31.
The Commission's decision today allows Nevadans to go back to work. The solar market shut down last Thursday when NV Energy declared that the previous cap had been hit. Hundreds of solar workers appeared before the Commission during several hearings over the last month to tell their personal stories about the impact of NV Energy's attempt to stop solar competition.
"The hard work is now before the Commissioners to issue long-term rules" said Bryan Miller, co-chairman of The Alliance for Solar Choice. "We are grateful that the Commission's decision will allow Nevadans to return to their jobs today, while the Commission determines long-term rules for solar net metering. Nevadans will remain vocal to ensure that these rules allow Nevada's solar industry to continue creating jobs and driving economic growth."
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, Silevo, SolarCity, Solar Universe, Sunrun, Verengo, and Zep. http://allianceforsolarchoice.com.
SOURCE The Alliance for Solar Choice