Utilities Feeling Rooftop Solar Heat Start Fighting Back
Mark Chediak, Christopher Martin and Ken Wells, bloomberg.com
If you wonder why America’s utilities are rattled by the explosive growth in rooftop solar – and are pushing back – William Walker has a story for you.
Yes indeed… cheap, clean, renewable energy… being fought against by the utility companies. As they say, look for the money:
“e. APS and its backers spent $3.7 million on an ad campaign while solar advocates mustered $350,000. Lobbyists, hired-gun activists and pollsters all waded into the fray, with ads that took on the appearance of a negative electoral campaign.”