29 Feb '16, 4pm

Warren Buffett is on a Quiet Quest to Kill #Solar in the West:

There are solar battles blazing all across the west right now, as utilities anchored to fossil fuel power plants strain to avoid the inevitable spread of solar across their areas of operation. Not a month goes by without a story of some assault on solar-friendly policies by utilities, or by the Utility Commissions that are often in their pocket. During the holidays at the end of 2015, it was Nevada’s utter dismembering of its net metering policy . Nevada is—or was—one of 42 states that offered net metering, a program through which customers with solar arrays are compensated for the energy they produce on their rooftops or in small installations connected to the electric grid. NV Energy Inc. unleashed this full frontal attack on the program that—in one quick vote of three unelected commissioners—pulled the rug out from under 17,000 solar customers and eviscerated at least 8...

Full article: http://desmogblog.com/2016/02/21/warren-buffett-s-quieter...

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