Although unprecedented in many ways, the solar panel requirement will be incremental.
While there is some concern that the new standard will raise the price of homes by $8,000 to $12,000 ― a serious consideration in the state's already expensive housing market ― advocates for the carbon emissions-cutting change say it will save homeowners money in the long run.
Utah homicide suspect arrested in southeast Colorado
Detective Greg Wilking, Salt Lake City Police Department, said there was a lot of work to be done in the investigation. Shearer said that after school Monday, Bagshaw called her mother when she got home from school, as she routinely did.
The commission vote on Wednesday vote was a critical step toward possible final approval later this year by the state's Building Standards Commission.
Representatives of the construction, utility and solar industries all helped develop the new standard, and no industry groups spoke in opposition Wednesday.
Raymer also applauded state regulators for working with builders "to significantly reduce overall compliance costs and to provide increased design flexibility".
The CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Assocation described the new policy as historic and commended California for its bold leadership in moving toward mass adoption of this form of renewable energy technology which will yield significant benefits both economically and for the environment.
Rep: Manziel hospitalized after med reaction
Manizel was reportedly in town to attend a concert and play in a golf tournament hosted by former Texas A&M teammate Mike Evans . It sounds like Johnny Manziel is going to be just fine. 'It seems like he had a reaction to an adjustment in his prescription .
Backers claim the solar rules are necessary to comply with the state's stringent renewable energy mandate, which requires utilities to derive at least 50 percent of its electricity from clean sources by 2030. They would still have to draw some of their electricity from the power grid.
The commission estimates the solar mandate will add an average of about $9,500 to the upfront cost of single-family houses but result in about $19,000 in energy savings over a 30-year period.
About SEIA®: Celebrating its 44 anniversary in 2018, the Solar Energy Industries Association® is the national trade association of the US solar energy industry, which now employs more than 260,000 Americans. All-electric homes using solar are seen as having lower greenhouse gas emissions and less energy consumption than those that use natural gas. It came despite estimates it would raise the up-front cost of a new home by almost $10,000 in one of the most expensive parts of the country. The construction costs are steep, but could be outweighed by the amount the solar panels could save in utilities costs.
San Diego Gas & Electric said it supports the growth of solar energy, but warned that customers without panels should not face higher electricity costs.
Minnesota Oncology to host free community skin cancer screenings
In fact, as many as 75 percent of cases in African-Americans appear on areas of the skin that don't get much sun at all. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States.