28 Jan '13, 10pm

Solar Net Metering Equals Net Benefits In California And Vermont: Two new reports from California and Ver...

Solar Net Metering Equals Net Benefits In California And Vermont: Two new reports from California and Ver...

Two new reports from California and Vermont show that net metering creates significant net benefits for consumers while strengthening one of the US solar market’s strongest drivers of new installations. Rooftop solar installation image via Shutterstock Net metering is essentially a guarantee that utilities will provide their customers a fair retail credit for excess electricity they generate that flows onto the grid instead of into their homes – essentially only billing them for their “net” energy use. It’s an important affordability factor for owners of small solar installations , especially rooftop systems, which generally push 20-40% of their total output back onto the grid. 43 states have some kind of net metering policy, and even though they have been credited with driving a boom in rooftop solar installations, utilities generally oppose the policy by saying it drives...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2013/01/28/solar-net-metering-eq...

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