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Everything You Need to Know About NEM 3.0

On December 13, 2021, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) published its proposed decision to replace the state’s solar net energy metering (NEM) program. The new proposal, NEM 3.0, would replace NEM 2.0 and is being called a “Net Billing tariff”. If it passes as is,…
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What you can do to protect solar in California

California's utilities are trying to steal solar savings with a sneaky new fee. Here's how to take action to protect solar in California
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Why California communities are getting microgrids

Microgrids are local energy grids that can generate their own energy if they need to be disconnected from the main grid in an emergency
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Protect net metering in California

Net metering in California is under attack from the state's utility companies and their lobbyists. Here's what you can do to help save net metering.
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How to be a solar advocate

Why should you want to be a solar advocate? Because special interests are trying to chip away at the savings you and your neighbors can get from solar.
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Relationship between Freedom Forever your AHJ, and utility company

Freedom Forever works with your AHJ and utility company to build a solar system that meets your needs and that meets applicable codes.
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How utility companies try to undermine solar power

Utility companies work behind the scene with lobbyists, special interest groups, and dark money groups to steal your solar savings. Learn what's being done.
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How to figure out if home batteries are right for your home

Home batteries can save you a lot of money on electricity and provide power to your home in a blackout. Here's how to see if they are right for your home.
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What is California’s time-of-use electric billing

Time of use billing is a rate plan offered by California's utilities where the time of day you use electricity determines how much you will pay for it.
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What are non-bypassable charges

Non-bypassable charges are fees on your utility bill that fund public purpose programs, nuclear decommissioning, and bond payments.
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How Southern California Edison net metering works

Southern California Edison compensates solar system owners under the Net Energy Metering 2.0 plan. Compensation for power sent to the grid is paid annually.
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Could rooftop solar kill utility companies

Many homeowners dream of going off grid with a combination of rooftop solar and batteries. But what could be a homeowners dream is a nightmare for utilities