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SOLAR PANEL FOLO-VO

A MINOR VICTORY FOR THOSE WHO USE SOLAR PANELS.....THEY'LL CONTINUE TO RECEIVE A TAX CREDIT FOR GOING GREEN.

THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION DEFERRING A VOTE THAT WOULD REDUCE THE AMOUNT ENERGY COMPANIES WOULD PAY TO PURCHASE EXCESS ENERGY FROM HOMEOWNERS WITH SOLAR PANELS.

INDUSTRY EXPERTS SAY THE SOLAR MOVEMENT HAS A BIG ECONOMIC IMPACT IN LOUISIANA.

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