"Federal Expansion in Maine"
Burnett: Maine is considering replacing its net-metering law with alternative policies to support solar power. What are your thoughts on government support for renewable energy?
O’Connor: Net-metering policies are being reviewed and changed nationwide, and Maine is no exception. The Joint Standing Committee on Energy, Utilities, and Technology worked on legislation exploring the best ways to implement responsible policy addressing the expansion of solar energy in Maine, but it did not become law. The Public Utilities Commission is taking a comprehensive look on the best policies to adopt going forward regarding solar energy, with net-metering reform being a key part of that review. . .. ... >