NEWS: Rocky Mountain Power helping to restore Utah tax breaks on solar panels, but is the utility just looking out for itself?

Emma Penrod Salt Lake Tribune February 8th, 2018 After years of discord, Rocky Mountain Power is siding with solar industry advocates’ in a push to reinstate Utah’s residential solar tax credits. But tensions have already emerged between the unlikely allies. If you ask Rocky Mountain Power, Utah’s largest provider of…

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Commentary: Utah undervalues citizen-supplied solar power

Craig J. Provost Salt Lake Tribune December 23, 2017   Previous commentaries in the Tribune have made the conjecture that non-solar customers are subsidizing Solar owners. This is a biased and unproven assumption. Several studies by Public Utility Commissions in other states have found that solar providers offer numerous benefits…

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NEWS: Utah regulators approve end of net metering, beginning of new deal for Rocky Mountain Power solar customers

Emma Penrod The Salt Lake Tribune 9/30/2017 Advocates for solar power in Utah were catching their breath Friday after receiving word that state regulators have approved a settlement intended in part to preserve the viability of the state’s solar industry. The settlement, approved unanimously by the state Public Service Commission…

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