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Mass. PUC's Cash discusses state's action on solar, wind development

How should public utilities commissions navigate the evolving grid and regulatory landscape as utilities transition to a next-generation business model? During today's OnPoint, David Cash, commissioner at the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities, discusses his state's aggressive clean energy agenda and the challenges associated with expanding renewables while maintaining affordable electricity costs for consumers. Cash, who will be leaving his post at the DPU to head up the Department of Environmental Protection at the end of the month, also talks about the opportunities posed by distributed generation.