New Hampshire’s Governor Maggie Hassan signed a bill to double its net-metering capacity from 50MW up to 100MW back in May and celebrated it at a ceremonial signing event last Friday. The new bill, along with polling data from New Hampshire, shows that inhabitants of the Granite State overwhelmingly support net-metering policies. This stability in the market will allow further flourishing of the solar state’s solar industry, which currently lags behind its neighbors.
Polling also shows that support for renewable energies may very well be an important selling point for our current presidential candidates, as the independent voting block in New Hampshire supports solar by an overwhelming two-thirds, while other polls show that about 4 out of 5 voters in New Hampshire are in favor, regardless of political affiliation.
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