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H.R.1598 Solar Opportunity and Local Access Rights Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: May 02, 2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Insurance, Housing and Community Opportunity.

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    • On August 17, 2012, by Expat2b - There is nothing wrong with individuals becoming [renewable] energy 'producers' and competing with coal-fired and other fossil fuel plants...this is the land of opportunity, right? If the time ever comes when supply = demand for electricity, rest assured the power companies will still be paid well to maintain the power distribution grid and connectivity.

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      As noted by Expat2b, a user on OpenCongress.org, on August 17, 2012, "There is nothing wrong with individuals becoming [renewable] energy 'producers' and competing with coal-fired and other fossil fuel plants...this is the land of opportunity, right? If the time ever comes when supply = demand for electricity, rest assured the power companies will still be paid well to maintain the power distribution grid and connectivity. "
    • On May 06, 2011, by SignOfTheDollar - This bill would, "mandate the ability of residential solar customers to sell excess electricity back to the grid". Much like ObamaCare, it seems that Congress is hung up on the notion that they can force people and companies to buy something they don't want. Well, I'm not buying it!

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      As noted by SignOfTheDollar, a user on OpenCongress.org, on May 06, 2011, "This bill would, "mandate the ability of residential solar customers to sell excess electricity back to the grid". Much like ObamaCare, it seems that Congress is hung up on the notion that they can force people and companies to buy something they don't want. Well, I'm not buying it!"

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    • Cardoza calls for removing barriers stalling home solar installation - April 20, 2011 by Central Valley Business Times - The bill (HR 1598) would mandate the ability of residential solar customers to sell excess electricity back to the grid, reduce barriers to solar power infrastructure implementation, and create a Center for Advanced Solar Research to develop solar ...

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