Solar Wars

This is the final of a three-part series where I discuss the current and upcoming battles of the “solar wars.” The three battles are net metering, tariff reform, and grid defection. This is the grid defection discussion.

The solar wars have two main combatants – the monopoly electric utilities, and the solar (PV) industry involved with consumers who wish to own or buy solar electricity directly. Utilities are not against solar, as this new technology gives them another method to generate electricity.

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