According to Solar Citizens, Simply Energy is imposing a 14 cents per day levy on to solar power owners energy use bills, for use of the grid and wires adding $400 per year of extra charges, according to Solar Citizens.
If you believe in renewable energy, it is time you joined the Solar Citizens lobby group, regardless of whether you have solar power or not.
Through its site you are able to sign online petitions to Premier Napthine and others who may help prevent such discriminatory charges against solar power.
Don't let electricity companies or governments tax the sun!
It is clear this is yet another surge in a system that supports coal fired power generation, to limit and deter renewable energy use and installation!
I certainly installed solar panels for hot water generation and power because I want to take some responsibility for my greenhouse gas emissions and reduced my energy consumption.
Such charges are like being financially penalised for my own ethics, beliefs and efforts to be socially and environmentally responsible!
How glad I am that I left Simply Energy as a supplier many years ago.
Let's hope their action will lose them lots more customers.