LADWP - Net Metering

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Rules Regulations Policies Program

Place California
Additional Place applies to LADWP
Name LADWP - Net Metering (California)
Incentive Type Net Metering
Applicable Sector Agricultural, Commercial, General Public/Consumer, Industrial, Residential
Eligible Technologies Photovoltaics, Wind
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Aggregate Capacity Limit No limit specified

Meter Aggregation Not Allowed
Net Excess Generation Credited to customer's next bill at retail rate.

REC Ownership Customer owns RECs

Last DSIRE Review 2012-06-06
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE

References Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)[1]


LADWP allows its customers to net meter their photovoltaic (PV), wind, and hybrid systems with a capacity of not more than one megawatt. LADWP will provide the necessary metering equipment unless an installation requires atypical metering equipment. In these cases the customer must cover the additional metering expenses. The customer must also pay any related interconnection fees.

Excess kilowatt-hours (kWh) generated by the customer's system will be credited toward their future bills. Excess bill credits, however, may not be used to offset taxes, minimum charges, or other charges which are not based on energy. If a bill credit still remains when the customer terminates service, the balance will granted to the utility.


Incentive Contact

Contact Name Net Metering Program
Department Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

Address 111 N. Hope St

Place Los Angeles, California
Zip/Postal Code 90012
Phone (800) 342-5397


  • 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 (DSIRE)"