BUILDING ENERGY - Fall 2016 - 53
After just 18 months, NESEMC has embarked on
an ambitious agenda of harmonizing solar market
policy in the Northeast. The potential upsides are
huge: a cleaner environment, climate responsibility,
a strong local energy industry and a coherent market
with scale and scope equivalent to the best in the
The Coalition has prioritized the issues of VOS,
interconnection, green banking and permitting
because of the powerful role these issues play in
market size and growth. The Coalition philosophy
is as simple as it is powerful. If solar businesses in
the nine northeastern states can harmonize and
prioritize their issues first, they can become more
effective leaders for solar policy region-wide. The
Northeast is already a hotbed of solar policy change
and development. The need for a coordinated voice-
the voice of the Northeast Solar Energy Market
Coalition-has never been greater.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Karl R. Rábago is the executive director of the Pace
Energy and Climate Center, at the Pace University
School of Law in White Plains, New York, where he
also serves as co-director of NESEMC.
Mike Trahan is executive director of Solar
Connecticut, and co-director of the NESEMC.
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