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Agency clarifies that Section 203 approval is not required for tax equity investments with specified, limited veto and consent rights.


A new study from the Becker Friedman Institute has challenged the economic benefits of energy efficiency for consumers. “The study of households who received federal subsidies to “weatherize” their homes found the efficiency investments cost far more than they save. So consumers may not be irrational when they pass up such investments: the programs simply aren’t as beneficial as… Keep reading →

The sun sets on photovoltaic solar panel

Meeting an RPS is costing less than previously thought in many states. Late last year, a study found that California’s 33 percent renewable portfolio standard (RPS) could result in a “rate impact bomb” in coming years. A new report from the Union of Concerned Scientists, however, found that for fourteen of the 29 states with an RPS… Keep reading →