Solar power industry has fight on its hands in Arkansas legislature

There's a Fight Brewing Over Who Profits From Solar Power – Mother Jones


A solar fight is underway before the Arkansas legislature and it involves attempts to reduce reimbursements for solar users.

The cause of the fight is House Bill 1370, a measure with the goal “to prevent cost-shifting and ensure fairness to all ratepayers.”

The authors say it would reduce compensation to solar users for the excess power they generate and return to electric grids. One of the authors says it creates a level playing field for all electric customers in Arkansas, reported the Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette.

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