Comment: Utilities' Greed Will Kill Them Faster

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Utilities' Greed Will Kill Them Faster

As the US really wakes up to renewable energy over the next decade, people will have the choice of whether to sell their energy back to the grid (at a discounted price) or to simply store it for self-use later. With the Tesla Giga battery plant coming out (

  • http://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/Teslas-Giga-Batt...)
  • , batteries are going to be much cheaper. Fees like the one above will simply push more people to go off-grid. When that happens, all of that energy that would have been available for sale during peak hours goes away for the utility companies. They are shooting themselves in the foot, and I say, let them fire away!