Virginia utility could become statewide test case for solar net metering

Energy News Network: A city utility in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley could become a statewide test case as it grapples with how to accommodate customers’ growing interest in solar.

Rooftop solar is so popular in Harrisonburg that its electric utility is on the verge of exceeding a self-imposed limit that bars customer solar installations from surpassing 1% of the utility’s peak demand for the previous year.

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