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Saturday, December 05, 2015

Fighting Socialism: Monopoly Utilities Want To Kill Solar

Conservative Republicans have gotten the message: Monopoly utilities want to extinguish the independent rooftop solar market in America to protect their socialist control of how we get our electricity.

They have engaged in class warfare and tried to sabotage net metering, a billing method that gives individual homeowners fair credit for power produced on their own rooftops. They would like to deny us Americans energy choice and maintain their monopoly status.

Chairman of Don't Kill Solar, Barry Goldwater, Jr writes:

As a son of Arizona, I know we have no greater resource than the sun. Republicans want the freedom to make the best choice and the competition to drive down rates.That choice may mean they save money, and with solar that is the case. Solar companies have a track record of aggressively reducing costs in America. We can't let solar energy — and all its advantages and benefits it provides us — be pushed aside by monopolies wanting to limit energy choice. That's not the conservative way and it's not the American way.