Green Mountain Power - Solar GMP (Vermont)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Vermont

Name Green Mountain Power - Solar GMP
Incentive Type Performance-Based Incentive
Applicable Sector Commercial, Industrial, Residential, Nonprofit, Schools, Local Government, State Government, Fed. Government, Agricultural, Institutional
Eligible Technologies Photovoltaics
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount 0.06 credit per kilowatt-hour (in addition to the value from net metering).

Equipment Requirements An additional meter and disconnect switch are required
Start Date 2008-07-01

Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits Customer

Terms System must be net-metered
Program Administrator Green Mountain Power
Date added to DSIRE 2008-07-21
Last DSIRE Review 2012-12-20

References DSIREDatabase of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency[1]


Green Mountain Power, an investor-owned electric utility operating in Vermont, offers a credit to customers with net-metered photovoltaic (PV) systems. In addition to the benefits of net metering, Green Mountain Power customers with a PV system receive a credit of $0.06 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) of electricity generated by the system. This credit is available to all customers of Green Mountain Power. The incentive does not have a specified duration or expiration date.

In order to net meter, customers must first apply for and receive a "Net Metering Certificate of Public Good" from the Vermont Public Service Board (PSB). Net metering in Vermont is generally available to systems up to 500 kilowatts (kW) in capacity. An additional meter must be installed to record each system's output. Customers retain ownership of the renewable-energy credits (RECs) associated with the electricity generated by PV systems.

Interested customers should contact customer service at 888-835-4672 for more information.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Customer Service - GMP
Department Green Mountain Power

Address 163 Acorn Lane

Place Colchester, Vermont
Zip/Postal Code 05446
Phone (888) 835-4672


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


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