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Will the Sun Set on Solar's Tax Break?

Will the Sun Set on Solar's Tax Break?

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Solar businesses fear the toll as U.S. tax credits, now 26%, are set to fall to 22% in 2021 and to 10% for commercial projects only in 2022, barring policy shifts. read more >

PSC's Long-Awaited Net-Metering Ruling Favors Solar Industry

PSC's Long-Awaited Net-Metering Ruling Favors Solar Industry

The Arkansas Public Service Commission ended four years of wrangling over pricing rules for solar power Monday, pleasing the solar installation industry with a ruling that keeps compensation high for power put back onto the electric grid by residences and small business power systems of less than 1 megawatt. read more >

Swepco Faces Challenges at PSC and in Federal Court

Swepco Faces Challenges at PSC and in Federal Court

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Southwest Electric Power Co. faces legal and environmental pressure on two fronts, with the Sierra Club filing a Public Service Commission request to force a resubmission of the utility’s 20-year resource plan and the city of Prescott suing it for $3.3 million. read more >

PSC Chairman Criticizes Plan to Prop Up Coal

PSC Chairman Criticizes Plan to Prop Up Coal

The state’s top utility regulator expressed deep doubts Tuesday about Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s proposed rule to fortify the national electric grid’s “resilience” by providing cost recovery for coal and nuclear power plants. read more >