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The solar-panel backlash is here

On sunny days, some states can waste lots of clean energy. Their response has been to make panels less affordable.
California regulators propose cutting compensation for rooftop solar
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California regulators propose cutting compensation for rooftop solar

It’s the second attempt by the state Public Utilities Commission to change how people are paid for the excess energy their solar panels send to the grid.
California eyes rooftop solar policy changes. The industry says its future hangs in the balance

California eyes rooftop solar policy changes. The industry says its future hangs in the balance

A fight over the future of California's rooftop solar industry is intensifying, as state officials contemplate comprehensive reforms to a program that pays homeowners for clean power they share with the electric grid.

Indiana General Assembly environmental bills

Indiana General Assembly: 2/3rds of environmental bills filed are dead

As the session passes its halfway point, more than two-thirds of bills related to the environment are now dead. Here's what they would have done.
Idaho PUC rejects settlement to cut solar power compensation
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Idaho PUC rejects settlement to cut solar power compensation

The Idaho Public Utilities Commission rejected a proposed settlement that would have allowed Idaho Power to cut payments to solar customers from 10 cents per kilowatt hour to 4.4 cents over 10 years.
Solar creates savings amid heat wave, but industry growth cools
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Solar creates savings amid heat wave, but industry growth cools

Solar power in Vermont was responsible for $1.3 million in energy savings during the July heat wave, but incentives that drove expansion in recent years are slowing down.

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