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Not a bright idea: Changes to Indiana’s solar policy foolish, misguided
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Resource Type : News Article
Topic : Net Energy Metering    
State : Indiana    
Author : Sanya Carley and David Konisky
Adoption Year : 2017
Indiana Senate Bill 309, introduced by Sen. Brandt Herschman, proposes to fundamentally change Indiana’s solar energy policy. The proposed modifications to the state’s net energy metering program are based on a lack of evidence and faulty logic, and would severely undermine the future of solar power in the state. Indiana legislators should oppose this bill. A net energy metering program allows a household to install its own solar — or other energy system — and connect this system to the electric grid. In times of excess solar generation, the ho