In a setback to the regulated utility model, the Iowa Supreme Court has ruled that a power purchase agreement (PPA) between the city of Dubuque and Eagle Point Solar does not violate state law. Regulated utility companies had fought the arrangement, claiming to have exclusive rights to sell to customers in their service areas. Today, Iowa’s high court disagreed.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Reacting to today’s presidential memorandum requiring the federal government to get 20 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020, SEIA President and CEO Rhone Resch released the following statement:
In 2013, the Solar Energy Industries Association is working at the federal and state levels to expand markets, remove market barriers, and increase available financing for solar projects.
Join SEIA and its partners to learn more about customer-solar developer power purchase agreements (PPAs). Our webinar will focus on the nuts and bolts of PPAs,including tax and finance structures. We will also review some of the underlying policies that support PPAs and the barriers - particularly in the Southeast. This free webinar is open to the public and members of SEIA.
A solar power purchase agreement (PPA) is a financial agreement where a developer arranges for the design, permitting, financing and installation of a solar energy system on a customer’s property at little to no cost.
SEIA’s Finance Seminar is the preeminent industry conference dedicated exclusively to finance and tax issues facing the solar industry today.