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50 States of Solar Q1 2023 Quarterly Report Executive Summary

50 States of Solar Q1 2023 Quarterly Report Executive Summary

Full Title: 50 States of Solar Q1 2023 Quarterly Report Executive Summary
Author(s): Emily Apadula, Rebekah de la Mora, Justin Lindemann, Brian Lips, Vincent Potter, and Autumn Proudlove
Publisher(s): North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center
Publication Date: April 15, 2023
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Description (excerpt):

The purpose of this report is to provide state lawmakers and regulators, electric utilities, the solar industry, and other stakeholders with timely, accurate, and unbiased updates on state actions to study, adopt, implement, amend, or discontinue policies associated with distributed solar photovoltaics (PV). This report catalogues proposed and enacted legislative, regulatory policy, and rate design changes affecting the value proposition of distributed solar PV during the most recent quarter, with an emphasis on the residential sector. The 50 States of Solar series provides regular quarterly updates of solar policy developments, keeping stakeholders informed and up to date.

In the first quarter of 2023, 41 states plus DC took a total of 173 actions related to distributed solar policy and rate design. Of the 173 actions cataloged, the most common were related to DG compensation rules (59), followed by community solar (45), and residential fixed charge and minimum bill increases (34).

All statements and/or propositions in discussion prompts are meant exclusively to stimulate discussion and do not represent the views of, its Partners, Topic Directors or Experts, nor of any individual or organization. Comments by and opinions of Expert participants are their own.

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