West Virginia Revises Net Metering Rules, Retains Retail Rate Credit

The West Virginia Public Service Commission on Oct. 16 issued final revisions to regulations governing net metering, ruling that customer generators will receive retail rate credit for grid-exported energy, provided that the rate credits do not reduce the bill below the fixed monthly minimum plus any separate charge for the incremental cost of connection. The commission…

Biofuel Industry Says U.S. EPA Failed to Ensure Integrity of Renewable Fuel Program

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Oct. 15 proposed to calculate the small refinery exemptions for 2020 under the Renewable Fuel Standard, or RFS, program based on a three-year average of the relief recommended by the Energy Department. The biofuel industry criticized the proposal for failing to meet the Oct. 4 agreement with the Trump…