|Rooftop solar in Los Angeles, California. Credit: Downtowngal/Wikimedia Commons|
Monday, November 9, 2015
Record response: CPUC hit hard on net metering - SmartGridNews
Picture this: Wheelbarrows full of signed postcards and petitions being pushed (literally) toward the offices of the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) in support of net metering, whereby energy consumers can generate their own energy using solar power.
It really happened late last week, as residents throughout California -- representing a diverse coalition of consumer, environmental, faith, public health, environmental justice, and business organizations --gathered on the CPUC steps to deliver more than 130,000 signatures in support of net metering.
This petition marks the largest number of public comments ever recorded at the CPUC on any issue...