Critics of California’s recent change in solar rules take their case to state Supreme Court

Three groups challenge an appeals court ruling that upheld the California Public Utilities Commission’s NEM 3 decision.

Despite being turned back by the California Public Utilities Commission and an appeals court in San Francisco, three groups have taken their fight to overturn recently passed rules regarding rooftop solar to the California Supreme Court.

The San Diego-based Protect Our Communities Foundation joined the Environmental Working Group and the Center for Biological Diversity in filing a petition for review Monday afternoon with the high court.

The groups argue that a decision issued last month by the First Appellate District wrongly upheld the utilities commission’s vote that overhauled net energy metering guidelines, which determine the compensation that solar customers receive when their systems generate more energy than they consume.

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Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune

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