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Net metering rules

Commonly known as the policy that lets a customer’s electric meter spin backwards, net metering is a simple billing arrangement that ensures utility customers receive fair credit for the excess electricity their renewable systems generate. In total, 37 states received “A” or “B” grades for their net metering policies in the 2010 Freeing the Grid report, up from 13 states in 2007.

Download the full text of the 2010 Freeing the Grid at: www.freeingthegrid.org

Freeing the Grid 2010 – evaluation of states’ net metering & interconnection policies that empower customer investment in DG renewables. In 2010, 37 states received A or B grades for their net metering policies, up from 13 states in 2007. Twenty states received A or B grades for good interconnection practices, a tremendous improvement over the solitary B grade awarded in 2007. States continue to drive American solar energy policy progress.

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