Net metering

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Net metering

A method of crediting customers for electricity that they generate onsite in excess of their own electricity consumption. If customers generate more than they use in a billing period, their electric meter turns backwards to indicate their net excess generation. Depending on individual state or utility rules, the net excess generation may be credited to their account, or carried over to a future billing period.
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Before the end of this year, the CPUC will decide on the future of net energy metering, including among options proposed by the three investor owned utilities, PG&E, SCE, and SDG&E, all of which include fees and rates designed to make solar uneconomical in order to protect the utility's monopoly.
The government also approved a net energy metering system, which allows solar panel purchasers to sell the power they produce to the national grid, at the end of 2014.
We also need to pass commence construction language in Congress, expand Net Energy Metering, protect and expand Renewable Portfolio Standards in states all across the country and collectively promote the enormous societal benefits of using solar energy to the U.
The California Legislature has approved and sent to the governor a bill that those who support it say will modernize power rates by replacing old rate restrictions adopted during the state's power crisis over 10 years ago and extend the state's net energy metering program.
The last minute amendment is being forced into pending legislation and would dramatically change the way Net Energy Metering (NEM) projects are compensated for the electricity they produce.
The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC) commits to the continued success of net energy metering and distributed solar
The state's investor-owned utilities-PG&E, SDG&E and SCE-are trying to end net energy metering (NEM), a successful policy in 43 states that gives consumers fair credit for the solar they deliver to the grid.
On Oahu, this project joins a growing portfolio of renewable resources, including: an expanding waste-to-energy plant; a waste gasification plant in development; a new wind farm; other solar farms under development; renewable projects existing and being developed under the Feed-in Tariff and an enlarged Net Energy Metering program; as well as biofueling of new and existing power plants.