Non-incentivized solar through net metering is one of our “own your own” solar options. It is available to residential and business customers within our electric service areas. Such interconnection is non-incentivized, so you retain the renewable attributes of renewable energy that your PV system produces. You have the choice to then register and/or claim the Renewable Energy Credits (RECs), with each REC certifying the generation of one megawatt-hour (MWh) of renewable energy.
Owning your own system provides the benefit from net metering. This allows you to “credit back” excess generation onto your bill to ensure you receive the full value of all your generation. If excess energy generation exceeds energy consumption, you will receive payment for the excess.
Customers participating in our incentive programs such as Solar*Rewards® for Residences or Solar*Rewards® for Businesses sign the RECs over to us during the contracted incentive period.
View the Net Metering and Interconnection Developer Resources page for more in-depth information and details pertaining to this process.
Need more information on net metering? Email us and we’ll answer your questions and help guide you through the process if you're ready to go solar.
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