Wall Street Journal Joins Net Metering Discussion

September 23, 2013

The topic of net metering is gaining momentum nationally, as other utilities consider the fairness of their net metering policies. The net metering fairness issue is featured this morning in a Wall Street Journal article titled, “Utilities Want Solar Customers to Pay More.”

The article includes thoughts from Matthew Freedman, a lawyer with consumer group the Utility Reform Network:

“If you move from a few customers having solar to 10 percent or 20 percent, you can’t sustain that within the current tariffs… There will be sizable cost shifts, and then you’re dealing with a situation where you have the haves and the have-nots.”

Read the entire article here.