Mark J. Ferron announced that he will be stepping down from his role as a Commissioner at the California CPUC for personal health reasons.   His thoughtful and candid final statement is worthy reading for those concerned with California’s energy future.   I’ve extracted below the two excerpts best related to this blog, Solar and Net Metering: Support…

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August 27, from 1 pm to 2:30 pm the California Public Utilities Commission will host a discussion on the topic of feed-in tariffs (also known as “renewable energy payments”).  The session can be attended free in  their San Francisco auditorium or access via webcast.  Their website information describes the event as “Learn what it means…

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Wall Street Journal reporting April 24, 2009…Defying a global trend of weak solar demand, owners of homes and businesses in California installed a record 78 megawatts of solar panels in the first quarter of 2009, the California Public Utilities Commission said Friday. While solar-panel prices have fallen 25% or more, on average, due to a…

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