I just talked to my local utility, Sawnee EMC, and they’ve removed the administrative fees and meter rental fees associated with a net metered solar installation. A couple of years ago, when I was in the early planning stages of using solar, there was a $50/month admin. fee and a $12/month rental fee. These fees alone would have cost more per month than the savings from a 2kW solar array. Now that they’ve removed these fees, switching to solar is making even more financial sense. Also, instead of having to rely on my own battery array during darkness, I can use utility power via a net-metering capable meter. Great news!