(Columbus Dispatch) People like Jack Hedge scare utility executives. He has rooftop solar panels that generate more electricity than his house needs.
"My electric bill was zero most of the year," the 66-year-old Worthington man said.
Utilities, such as Columbus-based American Electric Power, say their current rate structure doesn't allow them to cover costs related to renewable-energy owners. The result, the companies say, is that the costs get passed on to other consumers.
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