With another year behind us, it is time to take a look in the rearview mirror at the year that was for the advanced energy industry. Our annual review of the top state legislative issues tells a story of policy progress for a myriad of advanced energy technologies, along with some familiar struggles. So, without further ado, here’s our countdown of the top five legislative battles of 2017.
5. Florida Takes Steps to Prime Solar Market
In May, both chambers of the Florida legislature adopted Senate Bill 90, the implementing legislation for Amendment 4, which passed on the August 2016 primary ballot with 73 percent of the vote. The legislation locks in property tax exemptions for renewable