2.5.3 Selling Power to Neighboring Customers

LPDD Recommendation: “States that have not done so should create a new exemption from utility regulation that permits customers and their local suppliers to own and operate generation and distribution wires (and pipes).”

Report, Massachusetts Microgrids

Harvard’s 2014 report, Massachusetts Microgrids: Overcoming Legal Obstacles, surveys the laws surrounding extending distribution systems and selling power to neighboring customers in Massachusetts.