ILSR Senior Researcher John Farrell is giving this presentation to a collaborative meeting of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the National Association of Regulatory Commissioners (NARUC) this weekend. It highlights the proven value of distributed solar to utility grid systems and the urgent need for regulators and utilities to incorporate this value into their long-term plans, because distributed and unsubsidized solar is poised to explode as it reaches retail price parity.
John Farrell directs the Energy Democracy initiative at the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and he develops tools that allow communities to take charge of their energy future, and pursue the maximum economic benefits of the transition to 100% renewable power.
Latest posts from John
- National Community Solar Programs Tracker - June 20, 2023
- Report: How Local Ownership of Clean Energy Boosts Benefits, Busts Barriers, and Builds Power - June 14, 2023
- StarTribune: Utility Lobbying Violates Ratepayers’ Free Speech - March 23, 2023