California supports a controversial SMUD community solar plan in Sacramento

Some shopper groups and solar promoters are bothered by a controversial solar plan conceived by SMUD. With a 5-0 vote Thursday, the California Energy Commission affirmed the SMUD community solar plan known as Neighborhood SolarShares. Under the plan, shoppers can outfit the energy of the sun in an alternate manner. Rather than installing solar panels on all new housing construction as required under new state law, with the vote, home manufacturers have the alternative to give energy to customers from

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