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Groups support bill that would brighten horizons for small solar energy providers

Photo Credit: Kroposki, Ben - NREL Staff

A diverse coalition of groups is backing a bill that would exempt small solar power producers from being classified as utilities under state law. 

HB 779 could allow farmers to sell electricity to neighboring property owners or a mall owner to sell electricity to retail tenants without facing the huge regulatory hurdles of being a utility, supporters say. Rep. Rachel Burgin, R-Riverview, filed the bill on Monday. 

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