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