Note: The information contained in this periodical weblog may be outdated. This was my personal weblog published before January 1, 2015. Since then I have been the co-owner and Principal Solar Designer at Florida Solar Design Group.


  1. Multiple studies not concluding that the actual value to utilities of distributed solar, when accounting for all hard and soft benefits, is around 17c/KWh. This is well in excess of the net metered value that the installing customer receives which averages around 12c/KWh. The utilities get to capture multiple benefits including offloading of lines during peak periods and deferral of infrastructure upgrades when DG penetration increases.

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