A top Texas power regulator, a grid operator and two corporate executives focused much of their panel discussion Thursday at IHS CERAWeek on distributed generation, agreeing that a “wave” of solar generation is likely on its way.
A state that leads the nation in installed wind generation but has lagged behind on both rooftop and utility-scale solar, the subject of DG in Texas has previously not received much public airing.
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