Yellow Springs Utilities - Net Metering (Ohio)

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Rules Regulations Policies Program

Place Ohio

Name Yellow Springs Utilities - Net Metering
Incentive Type Net Metering
Applicable Sector Commercial, Residential
Eligible Technologies Photovoltaics, Wind
Active Incentive No

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Aggregate Capacity Limit No limit specified
Applicable Utilities Yellow Springs

Meter Aggregation Not addressed
Net Excess Generation Not addressed

REC Ownership Not addressed

System Capacity Limit 25 kW

Date added to DSIRE 2006-05-09
Last DSIRE Review 2010-02-16

References DSIRE[1]


Yellow Springs Utilities allows residential and commercial customers to net meter photovoltaic (PV) and wind-energy systems up to 25 kilowatts (kW) in capacity. A single meter capable of measuring the flow of electricity in both directions is used. The ordinance specifying the terms of net metering does not address the treatment of net excess generation (NEG) by customers, or the maximum number or aggregate capacity of net-metered systems allowed.

Ohio's 1999 electric-utility restructuring law requires the state's investor-owned utilities to offer net metering. This law does not apply to municipal utilities or cooperative utilities. It should be noted that Ohio has approximately 85 municipal utilities. While this record highlights Yellow Springs Utilities, it is likely that other municipal utilities have net metering policies.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Kelley Fox
Department Village of Yellow Springs

Address 100 Dayton St.

Place Yellow Springs, Ohio
Zip/Postal Code 45387
Phone (937) 767-8649


  • 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)"