Utility Companies Propose Taxes for Solar Power

As solar power becomes cheaper and more widely implemented, utility companies across the country are feeling the squeeze. And they’re fighting back with local taxes and user fees to recoup some of their losses. The most recent cases in Wisconsin and Utah involve private, individual solar power grids that are running on a net metered basis—excess electricity from solar power is available to local neighbors in a grid. In other words, net metered houses are using less electricity than they are Read more […]