Maine solar bill would expand access and increase net metering cap

Energy News Network: A bipartisan bill making its way through the Maine Legislature would set the state on a path to develop 400 megawatts of distributed solar energy.

Supporters say An Act To Promote Solar Energy Projects and Distributed Generation Resources in Maine would counter the image of a state hostile or indifferent to renewable energy that prevails across the region. The legislation would allow more people to participate in community solar projects and also raise caps for net metering and competitive projects.

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