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Rooftop Solar Gets A Scare In Southwest

Nationally, the residential solar company is booming but if Nevada sets a precedent, that could affect more homes like this one in Scottsdale, Arizona, from installing panels. (Will Stone/KJZZ)
Nationally, the residential solar company is booming but if Nevada sets a precedent, that could affect more homes like this one in Scottsdale, Arizona, from installing panels. (Will Stone/KJZZ)

In Nevada, a coalition of homeowners is drumming up support to put a measure on the November ballot to undo a rate hike for customers with rooftop solar panels. After the rate hike was announced, Nevada lost a number of jobs, with small solar companies shutting down or moving on. As Will Stone from Here & Now contributor KJZZ reports, the ripples of the rate hike are being felt throughout the sun-rich Southwest.

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