The ‘Value of Solar’ Rate: Designing an Improved Residential Solar Tariff

Solar Industry, February 2013

3 Pages Posted: 18 Sep 2014

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Karl Rábago

Pace Energy & Climate Center

Date Written: February 1, 2013

Abstract

The most commonly adopted rate treatment for residential solar systems connected to the grid is net metering, or, as it is also known, net energy metering. This article discuss how net metering is often considered the go-to incentive for residential PV systems, but it has certain limitations for both utilities and users.

Keywords: value of solar, solar tariff, energy law, net metering, renewable energy

JEL Classification: K32, Q20, Q40

Suggested Citation

Rábago, Karl, The ‘Value of Solar’ Rate: Designing an Improved Residential Solar Tariff (February 1, 2013). Solar Industry, February 2013. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2497178

Karl Rábago (Contact Author)

Pace Energy & Climate Center ( email )

78 North Broadway
White Plains, NY 10603
United States

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