Mike Mullett behind his house, which features roof-mounted solar panels, in Columbus, Ind., May 30, 2017. A decline in rooftop solar panel installations has coincided with a concerted and well-funded lobbying campaign by traditional utilities, which have been working in state capitals across the country to reverse incentives for homeowners to install solar panels.
Mike Mullett behind his house, which features roof-mounted solar panels, in Columbus, Ind., May 30, 2017. A decline in rooftop solar panel installations has coincided with a concerted and well-funded lobbying campaign by traditional utilities, which have been working in state capitals across the country to reverse incentives for homeowners to install solar panels. Luke Sharrett The New York Times
Mike Mullett behind his house, which features roof-mounted solar panels, in Columbus, Ind., May 30, 2017. A decline in rooftop solar panel installations has coincided with a concerted and well-funded lobbying campaign by traditional utilities, which have been working in state capitals across the country to reverse incentives for homeowners to install solar panels. Luke Sharrett The New York Times

Pressure from utility lobbyists dims future of rooftop solar

July 16, 2017 05:00 AM