NEWS: Leaders, advocates praise solar net metering compromise

Amy O’Donoghue
Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah leaders, consumer advocates, the solar industry and clean energy boosters are praising the détente achieved with a net metering compromise that preserves status quo rates for thousands of rooftop solar customers in the state.

The compromise, endorsed last Friday by the Public Service Commission, emerged after tense negotiations among the players arguing over the benefits and costs rooftop solar is having in Utah in the wake of breakneck adoption.

A ceremonial signing event at the state Capitol on Wednesday celebrated the compromise, which was lauded as an effort that epitomizes the “Utah way.”



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