Does the California Solar Rights Act (“Act”) limit actions that can be taken by Community Choice Aggregators (“CCAs”)?  Arguably, yes. In California, a CCA’s rates and programs for solar customers are not regulated by the California Public Utility Commission (“CPUC”).  Does this mean that solar customers’ only protection is through the net energy metering (“NEM”) rulemaking process…

This article was co-authored by Angela Lipanovich, Esq., Founder of Estriatus Law, PC and Jan Freiwald, PhD, Executive Director of Reef Check.  Ms. Lipanovich is a cleantech attorney with decades of experience in the renewable energy industry.  Dr. Freiwald specializes in marine science and runs Reef Check an international ocean conservation NGO with projects focused on climate science…