Looking over some of the findings and recommendations from the group it comes at a time when 1GW of applications are submitted and 100MW are granted. Roughly speaking this is a 10% ratio.
We need to look at providing a sunset on some of the solar interconnection applications which are granted and in the queue. Some of the projects which will never be built are taking up space in the 3% Cap, and those applications are also ahead of any new applications which may have a real chance of being built.
The utilities will not process a new application on a circuit or segment if they calculate that the circuit is already saturated with DG. While this is good engineering practice, it pre-supposes that the first in line applications will actually be built thereby penalizing new systems from coming on line.
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