28 Jan '15, 5pm

The Solar-Utility Battle Is Getting Ugly

The Solar-Utility Battle Is Getting Ugly The Energy Gang looks at the latest clash between solar companies and utilities. Stephen Lacey January 28, 2015 If the war of words between SolarCity and Arizona Public Service is any indication, this year will bring an escalation in tension between the solar industry and utilities throughout the U.S. Earlier this month, it was revealed that APS was behind a letter from members of Congress to the Federal Trade Commission asking the government to investigate the sales practices of solar services companies. SolarCity hit back immediately and published a scathing blog post calling out APS for using so-called “monopoly money” to influence politics at the highest level in order to limit consumer choice. In this show, we’ll look at APS’ claims and tactics and SolarCity’s response, and ask what it means for coming clashes between solar ins...

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