(Thomas Mitchell) – At Harry Reid’s clean energy confab on Monday, August 24, 2015, there was a panel debate on how net metering — for rooftop solar installations mostly — should be paid for and by whom.
Charles Cicchetti of Pacific Economics Group explained that much of the so-called reform being touted is about the utility companies bottom line. He said solar panel owners are not selling power to the utility but are banking it, just as they might put money in the bank.
Mr. Mitchell publishes the 4TH ST8 Blog at www.4thst8.wordpress.com.
The column was originally published on Mr. Mitchell’s blog.