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California Regulators Reconsider Move to Cut Solar Subsidies

  • Public Utilities Commission president asks for more time
  • Move highlights political sensitivity of issue, analyst says
Demonstrators hold up placards in front of Los Angeles City Hall during a Save Our Solar Jobs rally hosted by the California Solar & Storage Association in Los Angeles, California, on Jan. 13, 2022.

Demonstrators hold up placards in front of Los Angeles City Hall during a Save Our Solar Jobs rally hosted by the California Solar & Storage Association in Los Angeles, California, on Jan. 13, 2022.

Photographer: Bing Guan/Bloomberg
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California regulators are delaying a vote on a controversial proposal to slash incentives for home solar systems as they consider revamping the measure.

California Public Utilities Commission President Alice Reynolds has asked for more time to consider making changes to the plan after getting feedback from solar companies, environmental groups, consumer advocates, utilities and other parties, according to a notice filed Thursday with the regulator.