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Net Energy Metering

You can be green and do solar on your own, easily.

So you want to install solar panels to produce your own clean energy? Great, we can help. When you use Net Energy Metering (NEM) and produce more solar energy than you need, the extra energy is added to our grid. Any excess is held in your solar bank for you to use in future months. View the Solar Bank Election form to learn more.

Step 1 - See if Solar is Right for You

If you're wondering how solar works, or if your home or business is right for solar, you should see if solar is right for you.

NEM is available to residential and business customers within our electric service areas. Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) are the currency used to measure the renewable energy produced and used to meet renewable energy goals. Participants in the NEM option can claim the RECs and say they are using renewable energy.

Step 2 - Find a Solar Installer

Once you've decided to go solar with your home or business, you'll want to install a system that's right for you by working with a solar installer. Your installer will help you find the perfect fit based on location, design, and scale.

Filling out a NEM application is next. In most cases, you'll work with a developer or installer who will submit your application for you. You can also create and manage your own application by simply registering and logging into the Application Portal.

Understand the Application Process of how to interconnect a solar system to our grid.

Are you a solar developer or installer? Access our Renewable Developer Resource Center 

Are you interested in an incentive based program? Then Solar*Rewards® is the right choice for you. The owner of the solar system receives a performance based incentive on a monthly basis, in addition to NEM benefits.

Step 3 - Get More Information

What's a REC? What's a REC?
Are You Moving? Are You Moving?
Additional Information Additional Information
Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions

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