The plans, marketed as community solar, have seen warm reception in Nebraska and in Missouri, where one project is “78% oversubscribed.”
Hog farmers’ voices are “making a huge difference” in opposing the bill, which has been awaiting a House vote since March.
The rural electric cooperatives are testing how the storage technology can help customers and their systems.
As the rest of the state retreats from energy efficiency, Bloomfield is betting information can spur improvements.
As gas tax revenue declines, proposals would raise or create new fees for hybrids and electric vehicles.