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Third Time's a Charm? New Hampshire Legislators Work to Break Impasse on Net Metering

By Microgrid Resources Coalition posted 12-03-2019 14:03


Robert Walton, Utility Dive


New Hampshire's House of Representatives could vote in early January on Senate Bill 159, to expand the state's net metering cap five-fold and allow larger generators to take part in the program. 

Renewables advocates say it would give a significant boost to New Hampshire's solar industry, which lags behind neighboring states. The Senate passed the bill unanimously in March.

The legislation's outlook is uncertain and supporters say it may need to be modified to eventually become law. Gov. Chris Sununu‚Äč, R, earlier this year vetoed a similar effort to expand the solar generator cap from 1 MW to 5 MW.

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