Rising demand for rooftop solar prompts adverse reaction from utilities

12/27/2013 | Bloomberg

The rising demand for rooftop solar energy systems across the country has prompted adverse reactions from utility companies, according to this article. In the past two years, 200,000 residential and commercial buildings installed solar energy systems, amounting to 3 gigawatts of power. This has led some utilities in Hawaii and Arizona to add fees for customers with rooftops solar energy systems to protect the interests of those without it, but their opponents claim otherwise, this article says.

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