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By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds 2012 RAIN DATAM ONTH : N OVEMBER NOV. AVERAGETOTAL Y-T-DY-T-D AVERAGE St. John Tradewinds, Thursday, Dec. 6thINDEX ISLAND NOTES from the publisherHAPPY HOLIDA YS! St. John Tradewinds will not be publishing on Monday, December 31st. December 24, 2012-January 6, 2013WAPA Failing Net Metering Customers, Residents Say at IGBA MeetingPeople go out and spend a lot of money to put these systems in with the understanding that they will save money in the future. But they end up getting charged for the power they are making. That seems to violate the Act. Beyond the violation of the Act, you are heavily discouraging solar energy.
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