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Energy and Capacity Valuation of  Photovoltaic Power Generation in New York

Research or Whitepaper
Valuation, Analysis, BCA   
New York   
This initial investigation in the value of photovoltaic (PV) power generation for New York focuses on the value to utilities. Specifically, the report asks whether PV netmetering constitutes a loss to the utilities which would negatively affect their rate payers.

The value of customer-sited PV generation to a utility includes generation-level energy and capacity, as well as environmental compliance benefits, fuel price hedge protection, and location specific-transmission and distribution (T&D) and loss savings benefits.