The utilities industry and its fossil-fuel supporters are waging a determined campaign to stop a home-solar insurgency that is rattling the boardrooms of the country’s government-regulated electric monopolies. e.g. an Arizona utility voted to impose a monthly surcharge of about $50 for “net metering,” a common practice that allows solar customers to earn credit for the surplus electricity they provide to the electric grid.
Yes, it is true that the shared grid must be maintained and has real value. We need a conversation how to do that. But there is pure guilt-by-association, here. So long as this campaign is pushed and financed by carbon barons, we can safely assume that the utilities’ excuses are feigned and that they have chosen alliance not with us or our children, but with the devil.http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/utilities-sensing-threat-put-squeeze-on-booming-solar-roof-industry/2015/03/07/2d916f88-c1c9-11e4-ad5c-3b8ce89f1b89_story.html