30 May '13, 3pm

North Carolina Fights Back Against Anti-Solar Bills

Solar and renewable energy standards in general have come under increasing attack in the past year as fossil-fuel companies and some utilities are starting to feel the heat and competition from renewable energy generation. Few places have seen such vicious attacks as North Carolina, where Republican legislators pushed legislation forward through committees, despite overwhelming outcries against bills that would have repealed the state’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS). But even there, the bill that would have gutted the RPS finally failed to move forward, revealing that such tactics aren’t popular with the public. Earlier this month, S365, which would have repealed the state’s RPS was moved out of the Senate Finance Committee by Republican State Senators and committee co-chairs Bill Rabon and Bob Rucho on a controversial voice vote . Moving it out of committee allowed t...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/blog/post/2013/05...

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