California Warms to Solar Homes; Other States May Give a Cold Shoulder

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California’s first-in-the-nation requirement that all new homes have solar panels is a giant leap toward its goal of a fossil-free future, but the challenge of managing a surge of electricity to the grid could keep other states — even sun-soaked ones — from following suit.

Opposition from utilities and homebuilders, and a slower return on investment, also could stall similar efforts in other states.

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