Friday, July 6, 2018

DEP Invites Comments On Draft Plan To Increase PA’s Solar Electric Generation To 10% Of Consumption By 2030

The Department of Environmental Protection published notice in the July 7 PA Bulletin inviting comments on a draft Plan to increase solar electric generation to 10 percent of Pennsylvania’s electric consumption by 2030.
The draft Plan was developed through the Finding Pennsylvania’s Solar Future stakeholder process involving over 500 participants who helped explore the likely pathways to achieving the 2030 target by modeling the economic, environmental and health factors of different policy recommendations across different sections in the state.
The Plan looks at potential changes to the Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards, Carbon Pricing, Siting and Land Use, Tax Incentives, Access to Capital, Grid Modernization, Contracting, Virtual Net Metering, Community Solar, Alternative Ratemaking, Property Assessed Clean Energy and Addressing Interconnection Issues.
Click Here for a copy of the draft Plan.
DEP will accept comments through August 20 at the DEP eComment webpage or by email to: Written comments by postal mail can be submitted to the Department of Environmental Protection, Policy Office, 400 Market Street, P.O. Box 2063, Harrisburg, PA 17105.
Questions regarding this draft Plan should be directed to David Althoff by sending email to: or 717-783-0542.
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