Xcel Backs Down – rescinds proposed Solar Power charges
Withimmense pressure bearing down from Colorado solar customers,installers, local government officials, renewable energy advocacyassociations, and the Government Energy Office – Xcel has withdrawn thesolar fee proposal that was slated for debate on Wednesday.
Dr. Rande Treece, Founder and CEO of Astralux, proclaimed, "This isa big win for the local solar energy community – and sends the messagethat concerned citizens do have the power to stop large organizationslike Xcel from creating unfair policies.”
Astralux received hundreds of phone calls and emails, from customersand strangers alike, concerning this potential "solar fee". Almostevery employee and over 2 dozen customers had planned on attendingWednesday’s PUC open forum covering the matter. Fortunately, Xcel hascome to their senses on this issue and everyone planning to attend caninstead spend their time enjoying the Colorado summer!
Thanks to everyone for your support and letters to the PUC – they obviously got the message!
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