A crew from Argand Energy Solutions installs hardware for solar arrays at an airport in Ellenboro. Federal law obligates utilities to buy renewable energy. State law says green-energy developers have to sell to utilities, not directly to customers, although a push is underway to allow third-party sales.
A crew from Argand Energy Solutions installs hardware for solar arrays at an airport in Ellenboro. Federal law obligates utilities to buy renewable energy. State law says green-energy developers have to sell to utilities, not directly to customers, although a push is underway to allow third-party sales. JEFF WILLHELM jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
A crew from Argand Energy Solutions installs hardware for solar arrays at an airport in Ellenboro. Federal law obligates utilities to buy renewable energy. State law says green-energy developers have to sell to utilities, not directly to customers, although a push is underway to allow third-party sales. JEFF WILLHELM jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com

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