Grist points out some of the provisions of this bill which include a requirement for production homebuilders to offer solar systems as a standard option. It also increases the amount of electricity that net-metered homes can sell back to the utility at retail rates (getting only wholesale rate on your net metered electricity is a disincentive for more people to participate).
Much of California, with its sunny climate, is the kind of place where individual solar hot water systems and photovoltaics just makes sense. Especially as the price drops, and the costs of traditional power sources rise.
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