Stephen Jeffrey http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Cole Co. judge sets aside own ruling banning solar rebates in Mo. http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/cole-co-judge-sets-aside-own-ruling-banning-solar-rebates-mo <p>A Cole County judge has set aside his earlier ruling that declared solar rebates in Missouri to be unconstitutional.</p><p>The rebates were part of <a href="http://www.sos.mo.gov/elections/2008petitions/2008-031.asp">a renewable energy ballot initiative passed by Missouri voters in 2008</a>.</p><p>Circuit Judge Daniel Green&rsquo;s initial ruling in June stated that the $2 per-watt solar rebate was essentially a seizure of private property from St. Louis-based <a href="http://www.ameren.com/sites/aue/Pages/home.aspx">Ameren Missouri</a>.&nbsp; But he has temporarily vacated that ruling to allow other interested parties to file briefs in the case. Thu, 28 Jul 2011 23:37:03 +0000 Marshall Griffin 1758 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Cole Co. judge sets aside own ruling banning solar rebates in Mo.