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Missouri Supreme Court Decision Is a Victory for Solar Industry

Renew Missouri

In February, Missouri’s Supreme Court ruled in favor of Renew Missouri, a project of Earth Island Institute, and against Missouri-based Empire District Electric Company in a contentious case about solar rebates. Under the ruling, Empire must begin complying with a key component of a state law that Renew Missouri helped create and begin offering rebates to customers who install solar rooftop systems to offset some of the installation costs. photo Ron BergThere…
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by: Elizabeth Gower – Summer 2015

Missouri Supreme Court Rules Against Utility in Solar Rebate Case

Lawmakers violated voter’s Constitutional rights by preemptively passing legislation that tried to amend a pending ballot initiative on renewable energy, court says

In a win for renewable energy, the Missouri Supreme Court ruled last Tuesday that Empire District Electric Company, the utility that serves Joplin, MO and areas in four neighboring states, has to comply with the solar energy requirements of the state’s 2008…
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by: Elizabeth Gower – February 13, 2015

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