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Critics Rip Into LIPA Plan to Alter Solar Power Valuation

           

Justin Bell, LIPA's director of rates and regulation, speaks about the utility's new solar-energy pricing scheme, during a Uniondale meeting on Monday, Nov. 27, 2017. Photo Credit: Newsday / Mark Harrington

LIPA says the goal is to make sure the excess energy produced by home and business solar is properly valued so the programs last.

newsday.com - by Mark Harrington - November 27, 2017

A contingent of solar-energy installers, environmentalists and a construction company on Monday criticized a LIPA proposal that would alter the current system for valuing power produced by solar and other green-energy systems, saying it would stifle growth in a market already pressured by reduced state incentives.

At hearings in Hauppauge and Uniondale to seek input on the new plan, critics were unanimous in castigating the new system, which they said adds uncertainty and complexity to a program that works just fine in its current form. . . .

 . . . The Long Island Solar Energy Industry Association, an industry group, has launched a petition drive to oppose the program, which it says, will “negatively impact solar adoption at a time when we need to accelerate” it.

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Subject: [east_end_critical_services][2 other groups] Critics Rip Into LIPA Plan to Alter Solar Power Valuation

Justin Bell, LIPA's director of rates and regulation, speaks about the
utility's new solar-energy pricing scheme, during a Uniondale meeting on
Monday, Nov. 27, 2017. Photo Credit: Newsday / Mark Harrington

LIPA says the goal is to make sure the excess energy produced by home and
business solar is properly valued so the programs last.

newsday.com - by Mark Harrington - November 27, 2017

A contingent of solar-energy installers, environmentalists and a construction
company on Monday criticized a LIPA proposal that would alter the current
system for valuing power produced by solar and other green-energy systems,
saying it would stifle growth in a market already pressured by reduced state
incentives.

At hearings in Hauppauge and Uniondale to seek input on the new plan, critics
were unanimous in castigating the new system, which they said adds
uncertainty and complexity to a program that works just fine in its current
form. . . .

. . . The Long Island Solar Energy Industry Association, an industry group,
has launched a petition drive to oppose the program, which it says, will
“negatively impact solar adoption at a time when we need to accelerate”
it.

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Subject: [east_end_critical_services][2 other groups] Critics Rip Into LIPA Plan to Alter Solar Power Valuation

Justin Bell, LIPA's director of rates and regulation, speaks about the

utility's new solar-energy pricing scheme, during a Uniondale meeting on

Monday, Nov. 27, 2017. Photo Credit: Newsday / Mark Harrington

LIPA says the goal is to make sure the excess energy produced by home and

business solar is properly valued so the programs last.

newsday.com - by Mark Harrington - November 27, 2017

A contingent of solar-energy installers, environmentalists and a construction

company on Monday criticized a LIPA proposal that would alter the current

system for valuing power produced by solar and other green-energy systems,

saying it would stifle growth in a market already pressured by reduced state

incentives.

At hearings in Hauppauge and Uniondale to seek input on the new plan, critics

were unanimous in castigating the new system, which they said adds

uncertainty and complexity to a program that works just fine in its current

form. . . .

. . . The Long Island Solar Energy Industry Association, an industry group,

has launched a petition drive to oppose the program, which it says, will

“negatively impact solar adoption at a time when we need to accelerate”

it.

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Subject: [east_end_critical_services][2 other groups] Critics Rip Into LIPA Plan to Alter Solar Power Valuation

Justin Bell, LIPA's director of rates and regulation, speaks about the
utility's new solar-energy pricing scheme, during a Uniondale meeting on
Monday, Nov. 27, 2017. Photo Credit: Newsday / Mark Harrington

LIPA says the goal is to make sure the excess energy produced by home and
business solar is properly valued so the programs last.

newsday.com - by Mark Harrington - November 27, 2017

A contingent of solar-energy installers, environmentalists and a construction
company on Monday criticized a LIPA proposal that would alter the current
system for valuing power produced by solar and other green-energy systems,
saying it would stifle growth in a market already pressured by reduced state
incentives.

At hearings in Hauppauge and Uniondale to seek input on the new plan, critics
were unanimous in castigating the new system, which they said adds
uncertainty and complexity to a program that works just fine in its current
form. . . .

. . . The Long Island Solar Energy Industry Association, an industry group,
has launched a petition drive to oppose the program, which it says, will
“negatively impact solar adoption at a time when we need to accelerate”
it.

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