In trying to address the state’s budget crisis, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is proposing to cut efficiency and renewable energy programs, and to sweep money collected from ratepayers into the state’s general coffers.
While Ohio regulators last week rejected one utility’s plan to guarantee income for its power plants – characterized by critics as a “bailout” – the decision left the door open for similar proposals in the future.
A cost-benefit study of net metering in Missouri recently arrived at the same conclusion as similar studies in Vermont, New York, Texas and Nevada: for utility customers, net metering is a net benefit.
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