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Appeal Filed Against Proposed Solar Panel Reimbursement Plan

May 10, 2021

“We believe the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission errored and made a huge overreach in allowing CenterPoint to use something called “instantaneous netting” and we believe...

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NAACP Brings Solar, Jobs

To Evansville As Part Of Statewide Effort

August 28, 2020

It’s part of a larger effort to provide solar to vulnerable communities and create solar jobs for unemployed, underemployed, and formerly incarcerated Hoosiers. 

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Vectren Seeks OK to Pay People Less for Generating Extra Solar Power

May 10, 2020

Vectren customers generating their own solar power would be compensated less for the extra energy they send back to the power grid under a request filed with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission on Friday.

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Congress Passes Spending Bill With Solar, Wind Tax Credit Extensions and Energy R&D Package

December 22, 2020

It will provide significant upside to solar growth in 2022 through 2025, as more projects can secure the 26 percent and 22 percent credits through "commence-construction" or "safe-harboring" provisions by 2023.  

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Consumer Advocate: Vectren Proposal Won't Compensate Solar Customers Enough

August 26, 2020

A state consumer advocate office is recommending Indiana regulators deny a request by Vectren to compensate customers less for the extra energy they send back to the power grid.

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Vectren Proposes Changing Reimbursement 

Amount for Solar Panels

May 8, 2020

Morton Solar is opposing this by saying that if someone benefits their community through solar production, they should be compensated equally to what they pay for the amount of electricity.

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Rooftop Solar in Indiana Worth .13/kwh, Not .03/kwh, says Expert Witness

September 3, 2020

Vectren is the first of five Indiana utilities to propose new rates for distributed solar generation, under a 2017 state law that calls for replacing net metering compensation, says an Alliance statement.

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While Indiana Coal & Gas Firms Received Millions in Loans, Clean Energy was Left Behind

July 20, 2020

Only a handful, however, of Indiana companies in renewable energy received loans, according to the data. And collectively, they received less than $5 million.

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Initiative Aims to Make

Solar Power Easy, Affordable in Evansville

July 5, 2019

Local property owners who have been thinking about installing solar panels could receive a discount just by attending a meeting.