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Utility-Backed Anti-Solar Bill On The Move in Kansas Statehouse

By Gabe Elsner

This is Part Three of a series on attacks on net metering in 2014 from the Energy & Policy Institute. Read Part One: North Carolina’s Duke Energy Plans Attack on Solar and Part Two: Utility Interests Push for Protectionism in the State of Washington.

Last week, the Kansas House Energy Committee again considered taking up an anti-solar net metering bill (HB 2458) pushed by two major utilities Westar Energy and Kansas City Power & Light. The House committee passed an amended HB2458 that would make substantive, negative changes to solar …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green