Boxes of petitions against proposed reforms that solar energy advocates claim would handicap the rooftop solar market are seen in front of the governor’s office during a rally at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021.  Photo: AP
Boxes of petitions against proposed reforms that solar energy advocates claim would handicap the rooftop solar market are seen in front of the governor’s office during a rally at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021. Photo: AP
Environment

Tesla’s Musk, Hollywood stars join fight to oppose subsidy cut for California’s rooftop solar systems

  • Edward Norton and Mark Ruffalo, as well as Elon Musk, all took to Twitter this week to slam a plan that would impose new fees on residents who install rooftop solar panels
  • The utilities and consumer groups who support the cut in subsidies say those who cannot afford to use rooftop solar end up paying higher bills to cover the subsidies

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Boxes of petitions against proposed reforms that solar energy advocates claim would handicap the rooftop solar market are seen in front of the governor’s office during a rally at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021.  Photo: AP
Boxes of petitions against proposed reforms that solar energy advocates claim would handicap the rooftop solar market are seen in front of the governor’s office during a rally at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021. Photo: AP
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