LANSING (AP) – More wind and solar energy users in Michigan are getting billing credit for excess power they generate.
State regulators issued a report last week showing utility customers with their own windmills and solar panels onsite increased the net metering program’s production size by 55 percent from 2011 to 2012.READ MORE: What Is The Best Sunscreen For Me? Environmental Working Group Releases Annual Guide
There also were more than 300 additional residential or business customers taking part in the program last year than the year before.READ MORE: Parole Denied For Don Miller Who Killed 4 Women In Lansing In The 1970s
The net metering program is required under energy laws approved five years ago. About 1,300 utility customers that produce more wind and solar power than they need are receiving credit for power provided back to the serving utility.Michigan Court Seeks More From Whitmer About Abortion Ban Challenge
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