Policy Documents

The Regulatory Challenge of Distributed Generation

David B. Raskin –
December 30, 2013

A December 2013 paper from the Harvard Business Law Review Online summarizes much of the latest research on distributed generation and net metering. In this paper, net metering is described as a "controversial regulatory practice," mainly due to the huge subsidy it creates for distributed generators that is "over and above the tax subsidy provided to all renewable generation."