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Public Utilities And The Necessity For Change

Originally published on San Diego Loves Green by Roy L. Hales Edited by author on 7/11/2013 On page 4 of an Edison Electric Institute (EEI) booklet called Disruptive Challenges: Financial Implications and Strategic Responses to a Changing Retail, “Distributed Energy Resources” (meaning Rooftop solar) is identified as “the largest near-term threat … [continued]

Dirty Tricks In Arizona’s Net Metering War

Originally published on San Diego Loves Green by Roy L. Hales The most recent skirmish in America’s Net metering war may involve “fake controversies” manufactured by Arizona Public Service (APS). A couple of articles published on azcentral.com yesterday revealed that in 2009 two employees of the Lincoln Strategy Group approached Arizona Public … [continued]

Jerry Brown Signs AB 327 Bill

Originally published on San Diego Loves Green. By Roy L. Hales. Governor Brown has signed AB 327. Despite the initial solar vs utilities flare-up, the final version of AB 327 was something that most parties on both sides could agree on. One of the passages that many found offensive – authorization for the … [continued]

America’s Net Metering War

Originally published on San Diego Loves Green by Roy L. Hales (California Solar supporters during the AB 327 negotiations – TASC photo ) There is an undeclared energy battle being waged in America. As installation costs drop, rooftop solar is spreading throughout the US and, while reducing the nation’s carbon … [continued]