LPSC Releases Draft Solar DG Rules

The Louisiana PSC today released draft revised rules for the connection of distributed resources to the utility grid. Among other changes, the rules suggest avoided cost compensation for all energy provided to the utility company from a solar energy system. Avoided cost valuation would be a significant change from current retail compensation for solar energy, and could negatively impact prospective solar installations.

More information will be available as this issue advances at the LPSC.

Click here to review the proposed rules: R-33929 Phase II Notice of Proposed Modified Rules and Request for Comme…