WHAT DO MISSOURIANS THINK ABOUT NET METERING?

A survey poll was recently completed all across Missouri to see what Missourians think about net metering. The survey showed that 82 percent of Missourians think that reliable and affordable electricity is the top priority for net metering. Most importantly, the...

WHAT IS NET METERING?

Net metering is a process that enables Missouri Electric Cooperative Member-Owners with a wind or solar system on their home or business to export power that is in excess of their immediate on-site needs. If a Member-Owner generates more power than he or she purchases...

NO FREE RIDES IN MISSOURI

Consider this: Two cars drive down a stretch of Missouri highway. Both benefit from the smooth pavement, the guardrails, the new bridges and the wide shoulders. Both contribute to the potholes and other wear and tear on the roads. What’s the the difference? One car...

FAIRNESS AT THE FAIR

Consumers today want to know where their food comes from. They want to know how it was produced and they want assurances that it is safe and healthy to eat. There’s a growing trend to keep it local, buying foods that were produced close to home instead of being...

UNFAIR COST SHIFTING IN NET METERING POLICIES

Net metering policies have been in effect since the 1980s, but not all of those policies still make sense today. Keep reading to learn what net metering is, and to find out how net metering might be costing your family more than you should have to pay for your home’s...