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ADMIN CHARTS NEW COURSE FOR SOLAR INCENTIVES

By Andy Metzger

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE

BOSTON, JAN. 31, 2017....Solar energy traders would be about the only ones losing out under the Baker administration's proposed new plan for incentivizing the solar industry, according to state officials who say the plan will benefit solar developers, solar investors and utility ratepayers.

Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs Matt Beaton told reporters Tuesday that the new solar incentive program would cut in half the roughly $400 to $500 million annual cost of solar incentives in the state while adding reliable revenue for developers and investors in solar projects.


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