Utilities on solar power
More accurately, utilities on distributed energy production. Every time we start a discussion here on solar or wind energy production we see responses such as "solar isn't practical" with an assortment of reasons. The discussion tends in the direction of those of us who have done it suggesting it works and those who have not telling us we are wrong.
Well, this article is about about how utility companies (in the US) are afraid it could. The article includes a link to the Edison Electric Institute's report on this problem.
Solar power and other distributed renewable energy technologies could lay waste to U.S. power utilities and burn the utility business model, which has remained virtually unchanged for a century, to the ground.