Alabama lags in incentives for solar power |

Alabama lags in incentives for solar power | BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Bart Slawson is one of only 27 residential customers of Alabama Power selling solar electricity back to the grid.
An environmental lawyer, Slawson had his 3 kilowatt system of solar panels installed in 2005. He didn't do it initially to save money, but because, first, he'd been fascinated by the idea since he was a kid and, second, he wanted people to be provoked into asking the same question he had: "I wondered why there is no photovoltaic presence in Alabama and it is full of sun," he

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