Ashland Electric - Net Metering (Oregon)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Oregon
Name Ashland Electric - Net Metering
Incentive Type Net Metering
Applicable Sector Commercial, Residential
Eligible Technologies Photovoltaics, Wind
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Aggregate Capacity Limit No limit specified
Applicable Utilities Ashland Electric









Meter Aggregation Not addressed
Net Excess Generation Credited to customer's next bill at retail rate; reconciled at end of year in December at 1.25 times the highest residential rate block (1,000 kWh limit), after 1,000 kWh, purchased at wholesale rate


REC Ownership Not addressed





System Capacity Limit No limit specified







Website http://ashland.or.us/Page.asp?NavID=14015
Date added to DSIRE 2000-01-01
Last DSIRE Review 2012-11-07
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE
2011-12-13


References DSIRE[1]


Summary

In 1996, Ashland adopted a net-metering program that includes simple interconnection guidelines. The program encourages the adoption of renewable-energy systems by committing the city to purchase, at 1.25 times the highest residential rate block, up to 1,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of net excess generation (NEG) that remains at the end of the year in December from customers that generate electricity using small wind turbines or small solar-energy systems. Any NEG above 1,000 kWh is paid out at the wholesale rate. Prior to the year-end reconciliation, NEG rolls-over and is credited to the customer's next bill at the retail rate. This program goes beyond the state net metering requirements, as the state net metering law only requires NEG to be purchased at avoided cost or credited as a kilowatt-hour credit to the next month's billing period.


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Incentive Contact

Contact Name Larry Giardina
Department Ashland Electric Utilities Department
Address 20 East Main Street
Place Ashland, Oregon
Zip/Postal Code 97520
Phone (541) 552-2065
Phone 2 (541) 552-2436
Email giardin@ashland.or.us
Website http://www.ashland.or.us/SectionIndex.asp?SectionID=423


















  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"