Overwhelming demand and ongoing technology problems have prompted regulators to consider changing the program.
A year-old city program in Burlington promotes car dealerships that agree to keep vehicles in stock, train employees, and process point-of-sale rebates.
“It’s a big step forward,” supporters say, because fleet vehicles drive more miles than the average private car.
Officials will gather written comments instead on the utility’s proposal to avoid technical glitches in the future.
Scores of North Carolina customers were denied solar rebates due to technical glitches with the utility’s website.