How State Solar Policies Hurt America's Poor

Sykes, Justin
August 2014
Hit & Run;8/1/2014, p68
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The article discusses reasons state policies on solar energy are negatively impacting less privileged Americans, as evidenced by increasing energy costs for low-income families due to government-sponsored deals benefiting the energy sector. Topics discussed include ways the net-metering policies adopted by most energy utilities are only benefiting wealthier families and findings of a California Public Utilities Commission report on how benefits state solar policies.


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