According to NBC News, utility companies are becoming increasingly alarmed as more and more homeowners opt for a full solar installation on their homes. Utility companies are reputedly trying to roll back government incentives that promote solar energy, citing the future of the industry as being on the line. Nicholas Brown of Jamaica is one of these “enemies” of the utility companies and shares his experience with his solar panel in this article. To begin with, Brown claims a feeling of empowerment comes with the independence from the electricity company. He cites reliability as another benefit.
Read the full article here: On Rooftops, There is a Growing Rival for Utility Companies