PORTLAND PRESS HERALD: Large Maine electricity customers win exemption from costly solar meter installations
"The rule, known as gross metering, required Maine electric customers to invest in additional meters to measure the total amount of energy generated by new solar panels. The idea was to reclaim some power generation revenue from panel owners to give to customers.
But Insource Renewables, a Pittsfield-based solar installer, successfully argued that gross metering was actually costing ratepayers money and offering little return on investment."
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