Distributed solar net metering, rate design, & solar ownership legislation is under way in many states. Solar is an element of decarbonization considerations. The time is now to prepare for facility, microgrid and community design, construction and commissioning of distributed solar energy generation and storage systems.

The quarterly Fifty States of Solar report also notes the top five distributed solar policy actions of Q2 2021. The map below shows all U.S. activity, including legislation enacted by state in 2021, as of July 19:

Only 14 of 50 states currently do not have solar legislation under consideration. In other words, nearly 75 percent of the country is considering legislation with respect to solar generation.