Public Service Commission http://kuer.org en Environmental Group Fights 'Solar Penalty' http://kuer.org/post/environmental-group-fights-solar-penalty <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">An environmental group says it’s a bad idea to hike the cost of clean-energy investments that are good for the community. That’s why the group HEAL Utah is rallying against Rocky Mountain Power’s request to charge solar-panel owners a new fee. HEAL’s Matt </span>Pacenza<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> calls the $4.25-a-month charge a <a href="http://www.my-energy-choice.org/" target="_blank">“solar penalty.”</a></span></p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:42:08 +0000 Judy Fahys 44860 at http://kuer.org Environmental Group Fights 'Solar Penalty' Energy Groups Call on Policymakers to Promote Electric Vehicles http://kuer.org/post/energy-groups-call-policymakers-promote-electric-vehicles <p></p><p>Utah’s Public Service Commission is meeting at the Capitol this week to discuss options for improving air quality along the Wasatch Front through the use of alternative-energy vehicles.</p><p>Earlier this year, the state Legislature tasked the Public Service Commission to investigate how alternative-energy vehicles can improve air quality along the Wasatch Front. Kevin Emerson of Utah Clean Energy was at the first of this week’s hearings. He says electric vehicles are the best way to reduce emissions.</p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 22:58:01 +0000 Nicole Nixon 33598 at http://kuer.org Energy Groups Call on Policymakers to Promote Electric Vehicles