Energy Industry Urges National Net Metering Policy

Law360, New York (May 1, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal policy is needed to standardize the current patchwork of state approaches to net metering, which is an arrangement that allows consumers to use their own renewable generators to reduce their overall electricity bills, industry representatives told a congressional subcommittee.

On Thursday, several energy experts addressed the energy subcommittee of the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, speaking about how to promote the use of clean energy through the use of net metering.

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