Energy Loop blogs by Ben Airth

Changes in utility time-of-use rates for homeowners creates urgency for new policies

When it comes to solar electric power, California has a good thing going – perhaps too good. Too much clean, affordable, abundant energy? It’s true because high levels of solar production from utility-scale facilities and widely distributed rooftop installations occur during daytime hours when demand may not be at its peak and grid-supplied electricity is plentiful.

About Ben Airth

Ben is an expert on solar energy and renewable energy policy. He serves as a board member of the California Solar Energy Industry Association (CALSEIA).