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    Thursday, February 09, 2017

    Utilities Still Fighting Solar

    Big Utilities Try to Tilt Solar Energy Market in Their Favor

    Brian Slodysko, February 9, 2017 (ABC News)

    “Solar power provides only about 1 percent of the country's energy, but the industry is growing rapidly…[and] much of the growth has come from homeowners or businesses…That could eventually eat away at the business of the big utilities…[Investor-owned utilities across the U.S. are] looking to take advantage of the plunging costs of sun-generated power and carve out a share of the market for themselves…[Many new utility-backed laws and rate design proposals are efforts] by the utilities to muscle out the small companies…Duke Energy], the largest electricity company in the United States, this year plans to launch a ‘community solar’ program in South Carolina and seek regulatory permission to do the same in [Indiana,] North Carolina, Florida, Kentucky and Ohio…Michigan, Illinois and Iowa have adopted policies that would phase out net metering…[Maine and Montana have considered policy overhauls. Utilities argue] current systems of compensation are unfair because they own the infrastructure solar panel owners rely on to feed their excess power onto the grid and should be compensated for it…” click here for more

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