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Pennsylvania Net-Metering Rules

Date Last Updated8/13/2014
Policy TypeNet-Metering Policy
Policy Administrator/Contact OfficePennsylvania Public Utilities Commission (PUC)
Policy Initiation Date6/22/2006
Policy SummaryHB 1203 required the Pennsylvania PUC to develop technical and net-metering interconnection rules that apply to customer-generators intending to operate onsite generators in parallel with the electric utility grid. EDCs shall offer net-metering to custome
CHP Eligibility RequirementsBoth fossil-fueled and renewably-fueled CHP systems are eligible for net-metering.
Eligible Project Size (MW)Residential systems up to 50 kW, non-residential systems up to 3 MW and micro-grid systems up to 5 MW are eligible to net-meter.
Minimum Efficiency Required/
Other Performance Requirements
Does Not Specify
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