Community Solar Gardens Workshops at the Colorado PUC
The Colorado Public Utilities Commission will be sponsoring a series of
workshops to help write the rules for the Community Solar Gardens Act and
other community energy legislation.
The workshop dates and topic areas will be as follows:
December 2, 2010...... Application criteria and priority parameters (SEC
and Queue), allocation notification requirements, definitions,
billing methodology and real time production data (subscribers and
Qualified Retail Utility (QRU)), QRU acquisition and application.
December 16, 2010........ Customer protection, subscriber organizations
and business models (minimum capitalization), share transfers.
January 6, 2011........ Issues regarding H.B. 10-1418.
January 20, 2011........ Low income and agriculture participation in
Community Solar Gardens and issues regarding H.B. 10-1349.
The topics outlined above may change, primarily as a result of discussions
at a prior workshop. Further workshops may be scheduled by
separate order based upon the experiences in these workshops.
All workshops will be held at the Colorado Public Utilities Commission, 1560
Broadway, Suite 250, Denver, Colorado, 80202. The workshops will begin at
9:00 a.m. and end at 12:00 p.m.
We are keeping in touch through the Solar Gardens Google Group
at http://groups.google.com/group/solargardens - feel free to sign in and
invite interested folks
Founder, Solar Gardens Institute