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New Hampshire Net-Metering Rules

Date Last Updated8/13/2014
Policy TypeNet-Metering Policy
Policy Administrator/Contact OfficeNew Hampshire Public Utilities Commission
Policy Initiation Date1/1/1998
Policy SummaryNet-metering rules were first enacted in New Hampshire in 1998, and have subsequently been amended several times with the most recent amendments occuring in 2013 with the passage of SB 98. The rules require all utilities selling electricity in the state t
CHP Eligibility RequirementsBoth fossil-fueled and renewably-fueled CHP systems are eligible for net-metering.
Eligible Project Size (MW)Systems up to 1 MW are eligible to net-meter.
Minimum Efficiency Required/
Other Performance Requirements
A CHP system up to 30 kW must have a fuel system efficiency of at least 80%. A system >30 kW but up to 1 MW must have a fuel system efficiency of at least 65%.
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