STATEMENT ON TASK FORCE GRANDFATHERING APPROVAL

For Immediate Release: May 26, 2016

Contact: Chandler Sherman, Bring Back Solar, csherman@bringbacksolar.org 

LAS VEGAS –

Statement from Chandler Sherman, spokesperson for Bring Back Solar Alliance, on the Task Force vote to grandfather existing solar customers:

"The Bring Back Solar Alliance thanks Governor Sandoval's New Energy Industry Task Force for its recommendation that the Legislature grandfather current rooftop solar customers on the solar rules they signed up for. 

The overwhelming consensus of the leaders from government, labor, the utility, and the rooftop solar industry on the Task Force shows the broad support for protecting existing solar customers from the solar rate hike. 

This is a tremendous victory not only for the over 23,000 Nevada families who have invested in rooftop solar, but also for all 2.8 million Nevadans. As a new study released this week shows, rooftop solar provides all Nevadans $7 million in benefits every year.

Today’s vote is a major step towards bringing back solar for all Nevadans. We look forward to working with Governor Sandoval and the Legislature to address this recommendation during next year’s legislative session."

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