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NREL Conduit Blog

The NREL Conduit Blog discusses research relevant to state, local, and tribal governments. Contributing authors provide posts related to events, policy analysis, and decision support outcomes to inform the market in a credible and timely fashion.

Utah: Monthly Net Energy Metering Fees Debated

August 28, 2014 by Alexandra Aznar

This is the second blog in a four-part series of articles in which we discuss either the valuation of solar to the grid and various stakeholders or value-of-solar (VOS) tariffs and policies. Continue reading

Louisiana: Net Metering Cost/Benefit Study Authorized

August 21, 2014 by Alexandra Aznar

This is the first blog in a four-part series of articles in which we discuss either the valuation of solar to the grid and various stakeholders or value-of-solar (VOS) tariffs and policies. Continue reading

Solar Technical Assistance Team Profile: Erin Nobler

August 14, 2014 by Sherry Stout

Erin Nobler, a project leader in the Market Transformation Center, answers six questions about her work at NREL. Continue reading

Jurisdictional Authority: Who Has the (Solar) Power?

August 05, 2014 by Sherry Stout

Jurisdictional authority has been a complex issue for more than a century. As the Cornell University Law School's website elegantly puts it, "The question of whether a given court has the power to determine a jurisdictional question is itself a jurisdictional question." Continue reading