Skystream owners seek connection
In response to our recent article, “What Happened to Southwest Wind Power?" the editors at Small Wind News received correspondence from Danita and Dayne Geyer of Bremmerton, Washington. Their story, while probably not unique, conveys the frustration and heartache of small wind turbine owners, left in the lurch by Southwest Windpower’s abrupt closure and sale of their popular Skystream line. They'd like to connect with other Skystream owners for support and problem-solving.
WA Revised Interconnection Procedures Pave the Way for Third-Party Ownership of Net-Metered Systems
The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission issued a final order July 18 approving significant revisions to the state’s interconnection rules. The order reflects many of IREC’s recommendations throughout this effort, which began in 2011 with a call for public comment to help identify barriers and opportunities for distributed generation in Washington. The revised rules mark...