Kingston Times: Activists: VDER plan a death star to solar in New York

Activists call on Governor Cuomo to address the problems with VDER in supporting community solar.

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“VDER is killing solar projects in New York,” Gillespie said. Referring to the new initiative as “Darth VDER,” she said citizens’ groups and solar providers were holding a series of simultaneous press conferences all over the state in a bid to get Gov. Andrew Cuomo to step in and fix the problem — namely, by restoring net metering as an option for solar customers.