This, folks, is what is REALLY going on. The good news is that the cost of solar has dropped and it’s really happening. The bad news is that it will happen slowly and expensively if the utilities keep a chokehold on it. Utilities have long since mastered the art of pretending to promote what they are actually blocking. Perhaps no utility in the world is cleverer at this than Xcel Energy (Northern States Power Company). The breadth and depth of NPS’s current efforts to gut the utility regulatory process and impose its will on Minnesota energy policy is breathtaking. Stand by for more details on this. And: expect some really horrible legislation to sneaked through the Minnesota Legislature.
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