The solar fight is about more than Rocky Mountain Power

I’m a solar household. A little over two years ago, I put panels up on my house to take advantage of the high solar potential in Cedar City. They’ve been producing very well and I have no regrets at purchasing them. Net metering has made it possible to mostly break even on power use over the course of a year. A lot of people make the decision for ideological reasons, but for me it was purely economics, fixing my power costs at 2015 rates for the next three decades. Rocky…

Why all the hype about Utah?

As I was surfing the internet this weekend, I came across a rah rah article for Utah. http://www.siteselection.com/issues/2013/mar/ip-utah.cfm We hear these kudos all the time. We are a State that focuses on economic growth and not raising taxes. If you are Utah’s public policy makers, this kind of article reinforces a belief that they are on the right track. Yet if you are to believe naysayers, namely reader comments in our local media, you would get the exact opposite view of our State. Who is right?