Solar Shows Investors the Money

Solar power is a surprising asset for most electric utilities. It does not matter who owns the solar energy source -- the utility or a third party. Either way, the local distribution utility is not threatened. In fact, for most utilities, solar power installations provide an opportunity to deliver greater returns to shareholders.

The reason has to do with government regulation, to which every utility wire in the U.S. is subjected. Big wires are regulated by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Little wires are regulated by individual state public utility commissions (PUCs)....646 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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