Measure would charge regulators with removing “subsidization” from solar reimbursement rates. Critics claim the burgeoning industry is being unfairly targeted.
A legislative committee voted to sponsor bill that allows new buyers of coal plants to plug into the utility grid. It was one of several utility-related bills considered Nov. 19.
Lawmakers, seeking changes to net-metering laws, say crediting homeowners for private solar power wrongly shifts costs to other consumers.