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Utilities, solar advocates square off over the future

www.washingtonpost.com Published: June 10, 2013
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It’s a sight that would bring joy to anyone who has ever paid an electric bill: that little wheel on the meter outside your home literally spinning backwards, signaling a reduction in your payment and the distribution of excess electricity to your neighbors.



Yes, that actually happens at a few hundred thousand homes across the United States that have rooftop solar panels and are part of an arrangement known as “net energy metering," the Washington Post reports.

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