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Tucson Electric Power proposes higher charges, fewer credits for future solar customers; ‘Aggressively anti-consumer,’ says Court Rich, Rose Law Group senior partner and director of Renewable Energy Department

Posted by   /  May 14, 2017  /  1 Comment

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By David Wichner | Arizona Daily Star

ucson Electric Power has proposed a new rate structure for those who install rooftop solar in the future that would cut credits for excess solar production.Tucson Electric Power Co. has proposed a new rate structure for future customers with rooftop solar that would cut credits for excess solar production and mandate time-of-use rates with new monthly charges.

TEP filed its solar proposal recently in the second phase of a rate case decided in February, which resulted in an $8.50 increase to the average home customer’s monthly bill.

Last December, after years of legal wrangling, the Arizona Corporation Commission set a new solar policy phasing out net metering, which reimburses customers for excess energy production at the full retail price.

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  1. jim stack says:

    So in Tucson go Off GRID and say Good bye to TEP.
    QUOTE=Tesla claims its solar roof ‘pays for itself’
    Also get a Tesla PowerWall all made in the USA !

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