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California Continues to Lead Country in Net Metering

According numbers published by the Energy Information Administration, California added over 41 thousand new net metered customers in 2012.  This is more than the next 10 state combined.   According to the EIA “California – California’s net-metering law originally took effect in 1996 and applies to all utilities except Los Angeles Department of Water and […]

California has the highest percentage of electricity customers who participate in net metering.

electricity rates by state june 2013

Average Retail Price of Electricity in U.S. June 2013

Source Residential Commercial Industrial Transportation All Sectors Census Division and State June 2013 June 2012 June 2013 June 2012 June 2013 June 2012 June 2013 June 2012 June 2013 June 2012 New England 16.41 16.00 14.06 13.80 12.18 12.54 12.47 6.48 14.52 14.29 Connecticut 17.77 17.32 14.69 14.60 12.58 12.62 10.24 9.06 15.69 15.42 […]

Smart Meters Implicated In Fires

ComEd, a Chicago electricity company,  has admitted that smart meters where involved in two separate “small fires” according to a report by the Chicago Tribune.   “Commonwealth Edison confirmed on Thursday that three of its smart meters, which wirelessly relay power-use data between homes and the company, have been involved in “small fires” in the Chicago region. ComEd said […]