Over the past few months, NREL’s STAT team has been digging in to help several state and local jurisdictions take on multifaceted solar market barriers. Direct technical assistance recipients include the New York State Department of Public Service and Charlottesville, Virginia, as well as participants in working groups on rate design and community solar. Continue reading
Solar STAT Blog
This blog discusses state and local efforts to develop solar markets in the United States. With support from the Energy Department's SunShot Initiative, members of NREL's Solar Technical Assistance Team (STAT) author posts related to events, solar policy analysis, and technical assistance outcomes for the purpose of informing the market in a credible and timely fashion.
April 16, 2015
Alex Aznar answers seven questions about her work. Continue reading
April 10, 2015
Many federal, state, and local policies have supported and continue to support the deployment of renewable energy onto the grid. One foundational federal policy was the Public Utilities Regulatory Policy Act of 1978, which is known as PURPA. Continue reading