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Sununu Vetoes Net Metering Bill



    Sununu Vetoes Net Metering Bill
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    New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu has vetoed a bill that would have expanded net metering, which allows small-system power generators to get credits for electricity they send to the grid.

    The Republican governor, in his veto message Monday, said the bill would help large-scale solar developers at the expense of ratepayers, including the elderly and those on fixed incomes.

    House Majority Leader Rep. Doug Ley, a Democrat, said the bill would have saved local municipalities money.

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