Water and Light begins selling solar energy

Tuesday, October 7, 2008 | 8:12 p.m. CDT; updated 8:59 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, October 7, 2008

For almost two weeks, solar energy has been sold by Columbia Water and Light to its electric customers willing to buy it at $48 yearly subscriptions. The city is selling solar-generated electricity to 32 households and about 125 additional households are on a waiting list.