Newsom signs California community solar act into law, orders CPUC to create workable program

California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a proposed community solar program into law that will help low income communities benefit more from solar PV.

Signed as part of a sweeping package of legislation under the US$54 billion California Climate Commitment, the program – dubbed AB 2316 – was California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a proposed community solar program into law that will help low income communities benefit more from solar PV.

Signed as part of a sweeping package of legislation under the US$54 billion California Climate Commitment, the program – dubbed AB 2316 – was passed in California’s Senate at the start of this month, with Newsom given until 30 September to sign it into law.

AB 2316 directs the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to create a community renewable energy program that prioritises access for renters, low-income households and those who cannot install on-site solar and storage.

https://www.pv-tech.org/newsom-signs-california-community-solar-act-into-law-orders-cpuc-to-create-workable-programme/

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