Is this the beginning of the end for Roof Top solar, are utility companies in a take over mode for profit from solar energy, is the move to clean energy being put on hold due to greed? What do you want to see across our state? Fields of solar panels and wind turbines where necessary wildlands used to be or existing and new construction rooftops supporting clean energy panels?
Article below by Stephanie Coueignoux of Charlotte, NC
The environmental group Greenpeace said Duke Energy is greedy.
Eyewitness News Reporter Stephanie Coueignoux was outside Duke Energy's headquarters and spoke to both sides.
Greenpeace is upset Duke Energy plans to start paying its solar customers 5 to 7 cents a kilowatt of unused energy.
Duke currently pays them 10 to 11 cents per kilowatt and the change could happen by the end of this year.