March 31 -- A glimmer of sunlight has appeared in the stormy debate about solar energy in South Carolina. Solar energy advocates and utility representatives, long at odds with each other, have come to a compromise, which bodes well for the state.
The deal still needs to be approved by the Legislature and checked out by the S.C. Office of Regulatory Staff. Both should welcome the proposal. Indeed, it drew no criticism during a Senate subcommittee meeting last week.
In short, the compromise would make it easier for homeowners and businesses to save money on power bills by leasing and using solar panels. >>View Article