On today's program, Park City Manager Diane Foster and Environmental Sustainability Manager Luke Cartin discuss the Agreement announced for Utah Rooftop Solar and the rest of the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting. Carol Clawson, a Heber City resident and competitor (along with her dog Kita) at this year’s Soldier Hollow Classic, has details about this weekend's Soldier Hollow Classic. Park City Hospital spokesperson Amy Roberts and the Director of the Live Well Center Kelly Woodward discuss the upcoming upcoming 5K-9 to help people and their pets live healthier lives.
The Utah Public Service Commission has suspended Rocky Mountain Power's net metering proposal on the same day as the deadline for solar rooftop applications to be submitted in order to be grandfathered under the lower rate.
Last November Rocky Mountain Power proposed a new rooftop solar metering plan that infuriated those who have made the investment to have solar panels installed. In response, the Park City Council sent a letter to the public service commission condemning the rate changes. Now Governor Gary Herbert is proposing a settlement between Rocky Mountain Power and the many stake holders. KPCW’s Melissa Allison tells us why it’s important and how you can take advantage of it.
Last November, Rocky Mountain Power proposed net metering changes to Utah customers with rooftop solar. The proposed new fees will extend the payback period for residential solar customers. Carolyn Murray has more on this .
There are two massive solar energy installations in Summit County – one at the PC MARC, the other at the Summit County Justice Center - that were completed months before they could be hooked up to the grid. It has questions that could complicate the relationship between Rocky Mountain Power and solar companies and their clients. Lynn Ware Peek has more.