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Phoenix area: SRP's war against domestic solar

Discussion in 'Mountain/Southwest' started by AudubonB, Jun 24, 2015.

  1. AudubonB

    AudubonB Mild-mannered Moderator Lord Vetinari*

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    I pity those of you who live in the SRP region -while APS also is no slouch wrt hamstringing the PV transformation, at least its regulatory overseers have been able to throttle APS a little bit.

    At any rate, here is something that was posted today, 24 June, in the Austr/NZ forum - suggestive of ways to either teach, elucidate or shame your state & city legislators to be reactive to the utilities' shenanigans:

    Australia. Adelaide council to subsidise home batteries

    [hide] - [top]Adelaide to pay for solar batteries to spur 'energy revolution'

    DateJune 24, 2015 - 4:44AM

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    Households and businesses will be given incentives to store surplus power in batteries. Photo: Glenn Hunt
    Homes and businesses in the centre of Adelaide will be offered financial incentives to connect battery storage to their solar power systems.
    The Adelaide City Council will pay up to $5000 towards the cost of batteries in what it believes to be an Australian first.
    Lord Mayor Martin Haese says adding energy storage to solar power is a "game changer" for the way the world reduces carbon emissions.
    "We are on the cusp of an energy revolution," he said.
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    "Just as we capture and store the rainwater that falls on our roofs, we can capture the sun's energy and store it until we need it, making continuous availability of carbon-free
     

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