California Revises Rooftop Solar Subsidy to Promote Battery Storage
New plan reduces solar credit by 75% and changes rate structure to encourage storage.
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) voted to approve a proposal to modernize the Net Energy Metering (NEM) subsidy for rooftop solar panels to provide greater incentives to install batteries along with solar systems. The proposal takes effect on April 15, 2023.
The new plan reduces by 75% how much credit solar customers receive when exporti…