NEWS: All sides praise solar net metering compromise

Glen Beeby

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 Utah) – Governor Herbert gathered at the capitol with utility and solar leaders to praise a compromise reached on net metering. What price solar customers will get in the future remains to be seen.

Net metering allows customers with solar or other electricity generation to sell unused electricity back to their utility.

Last November Rocky Mountain power was requesting a drastic change in the rates they paid back to net metering customers. The power company notes they paid a full rate of 10.6 cents a kilowatt hour, while they buy whole sale solar power from larger farms for around 3.3 cents a kwh.


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