Utility-scale solar

MIT study favors utility-scale solar over rooftop solar

Utility-scale solar power

While MIT’s recent 332-page report on The Future of Solar is making headlines for its bullish outlook on solar energy’s ability to change our nation’s energy future, its position on residential rooftop solar isn’t so sunny.

The report could cause some issues for distributed solar generation. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is prestigious and reputable.

When the report’s authors approach lawmakers in Washington and at the state level, they’re likely to get a little more attention than many report authors who have come before them.

Utility-scale solar power