Are rate changes needed for customers who generate their own power?
By Jasen Lee, Deseret News
Published: Saturday, Jan. 18 2014 3:00 p.m. MST
This month, Rocky Mountain Power announced a rate hike request of $76.3 million, or 4 percent, from the Utah Public Service Commission. The request also included a $4.25 monthly fee for “net metering," prompting a debate on customer-generated power.
“We’re responsible to advocate on behalf of the residential class as a whole. We need to make sure that those with solar panels are being treated fairly and those without solar panels are treated fairly.”
Michele Beck, director of the Utah Office of Consumer Services
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