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A new state bill passed on Thursday will allow homeowners to sell excess electricity generated from your solar panels, allowing utilities to buy up to 5% of their energy from customers.  Until now they've been capped at 2.5%, which has effectively blocked affordability for new solar users.

The Assembly approved the bill on a 53-1 vote and Gov. Schwarzenegger says he will sign it.

Read more:
Inhabitat: "California Adopts Bill Letting Homeowners Sell Excess Solar Energy"
San Francisco Chronicle: "Calif. Moves to Expand Solar Market for Homeowners"

Mar Vista resident Kate Steele after recent installation of their solar panels


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It's looking like you might even be able to sell your excess solar electricity to Google!

Wired News: It’s Official: Google Can Sell Power Like a Utility

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