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In April 2019 BC Hydro filed an application with their regulator, the BC Utilities Commission, to hobble Net Metering — a program designed to integrate locally produced power with our grid.
The sudden reversal, implemented without warning, caught community solar pioneers off guard — setting up a confrontation between our public utility and 2,400 energy producers trying to use their rooftops to build a clean energy future.
During 10 months of hearings Intervenors delivered 21 submissions supporting the Net Metering program. They underscored this point: Net metering is an important ingredient in renewable energy ecosystems. Those ecosystems help consumers replace fossil fuels with clean local power and create local jobs along the way. We’re going to need a lot more of them as we tackle the climate crisis.
The BCUC’s job is to determine whether or not Hydro’s proposed limits are in the public interest. We don’t believe they are. As Net Metering amendment hearings draw to a close, we need your help to stop Hydro’s proposed amendments.
Send a letter to the BC Utilities Commission. Protect Net Metering so local power can grow.