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Rooftop solar about to slap your utility silly?

According to a recent piece in Computerworld, your utility company’s biggest fear is rooftop solar panels.

OK, it might not be, but it should.

“Rooftop solar panel installations could cut utility profits by 15% or more over the next eight years,” Computerworld says, quoting a federally funded report.

I’m not too sure about US prices and profits, but if this was the UK, that would leave utilities floundering with meagre profit margins of 60 to 70 percent….