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Net Energy Metering

Net metering is {a high|a very high|an} electricity program {wherein|in which|that requires} your {electrical company is expected|electric company is required|electric provider is expected} to {buy excess solar energy|purchase excess solar energy|purchase excess solar power} {generated from the|produced by|generated by} solar arrays {at complete|at full|for full} {power|energy|electricity} {prices|costs|price}.

{When your solar energy|If your solar|When your solar power} system {generates more energy|produces more power|produces more energy} than {your household requires|what your home needs|your home requires}{, it transmits the excess| it will transmit the surplus| It then transmits the excess} {electricity to the network|energy to the grid|power to the electric grid}. {Your electric company will then|The electric company will|Your electric provider will} {pay you for it|be able to pay for the excess electricity|compensate you for it}. Rooftop solar is {an excellent|a great|a fantastic} {way to save money by|method to save money|option to save money} {utilizing|using|making use of} net {metering|meters}. The {ideal|most suitable|best} {locations for solar installations|places for solar installations|places to install solar panels} {are not those that catch|aren’t those that receive|aren’t the ones that get} {the most|maximum|more} sunlight. {It is the state with|The state that has|This is the state that has} {the most favorable net-metering|one of the best net-metering|Net-metering policies that are most advantageous.} {policies|policy|regulations}.

How does Net Metering work?

Net {metering|Metering} is {a credit system that allows|a credit system that permits|an option for credit that allows} {you to return solar electricity|you to transfer solar energy|solar power to be returned} {to the|back to|into the} grid. It also offsets {the electricity|the power|electricity} {you use from the utility|you consume from your utility|that you get from utilities} in {future|the future}. This {gives you the economic|is the financial|allows you to reap the economic} {value|benefit|worth} {of the solar energy|from the energy|that solar power} {you produce|you generate|that you generate}. {You can eliminate your|You can reduce your|It is possible to reduce} monthly {electricity costs by properly|electric bill by correctly|energy bills by} {sizing|setting up|the size of} your solar {system|panel}.

{The middle of the day,|In the middle of the afternoon,|It is the time of day} {when|during which} the sun {shines|is shining}{, is when| is when| is the time that} solar panels {produce|generate|create} the most {electricity|power}. {Problem is,|The problem is that|However,} the {middle of the afternoon happens|middle of the afternoon tends|midday is known} to be {the time you|when you|the time when you} {use|consume|are using} the most {electricity|energy}. {Your panels are producing|The panels you have are producing|Panels are cranking out}{ way| far|} more {electricity that|power than|electricity than} {your home actually needs|your home actually requires|your home actually needs}.

The {excess electricity generated|extra electricity produced} by solar panels {is sent|is delivered|gets sent} {to the grid when it|back to grids when the system|into the grid when it} {produces|generates} more {electricity than|power than what|energy than} the {home uses|household consumes|house uses}. Net {metering is used to manage|meters are used to control|meters are used to manage} {excess generation|the excess generation|excess energy generation}. Your utility will {credit your account|charge your account|be credited} {for the full retail price|with the retail value|for the entire retail cost} of solar energy {when|once} {a net-metered system sends|the net-metered system is able to send|the net-metered system transmits} {it to the|energy to|its energy back to the} grid.

{At night|In the evening|After dark}{, your solar panels stop| the solar panels stop| your solar panels cease} producing electricity. The grid {then supplies|then provides|supplies} {electricity to your electric meter|the electricity you use to charge your electric meters|power to the electric meter}. The utility{ then|} {calculates the difference between how|determines the difference between how|determines the difference between the} much electricity {you have sent|you’ve sent|you’ve provided} {to the grid and|into the grid, and|back to grid as well as} {how much you|the amount you|how much} {used in determining|utilized to calculate|have used to determine} {your final bill at the|your final bill at|the final amount due at the} {end of each billing period|conclusion of each billing period|close of each billing cycle}. This is {net|known as net|called net} {metering|meters}.

These are the key issues to consider when looking at net metering within your state:

Limitations {on system capacity|on capacity of the system|to system capacity}

The {system size|size of the system|size of your system} (or {total|the total|overall} capacity) {that you can install|that you are able to install|which you are able to set up} is {often limited by|usually limited by the|typically limited by} {utilities or public commissions|public commissions or utilities}. {These policies often|The policies typically|They typically} {limit the system’s capacity at|restrict the system’s capacity to} {a specific percentage|certain percentages|the percentage} of your {annual electricity consumption|annual consumption of electricity|total annual consumption}. {This is usually|It is typically|This usually ranges} between 100 {and|to} 150{%| percent}.

Excess generation credit rate

Excess {generation is|generation occurs|production occurs} {when your system produces|the time when your system generates} more {electricity that you use|electricity than you consume|power than you need}. {Your utility must|The utility has to|The utility is required to} {compensate you through|pay you a fee through|compensate you with} net {metering|meters}.

{Most utilities will pay|The majority of utilities will compensate|Most utilities will reimburse} you for {excess electricity that|the excess electricity|any excess electricity} you {produce over|generate over|generate in} {a 12-month period|12 months|twelve months}. If {this is the case|that is the case,|that’s the case} you {can use excess|are able to use the excess|may use} production credits {up to|for up to|to the extent of} one year.

There are {many|a variety of|numerous} {utilities that offer|utilities that provide|companies that provide} {compensation for excess solar production|compensation for solar production that is not enough|the option of compensation for excess solar production}. {Many utilities credit|A majority of utilities credit|Many utilities will credit} excess solar {generation|power|production} at {full retail rates|retail prices that are fully inclusive|the full retail rate}{, which allows| that allows| and allow} for the “one{ to|} one” crediting {described above|mentioned above|that was mentioned earlier}.

{Some utilities, however,|Certain utilities, however,|Some utilities} are now {crediting|credited with|able to credit} {excess generation|surplus generation|excess power} at lower {rates|prices}. {If this is the case|If this is the case,|If this is true,} {you will need to install|you’ll need to set up|you’ll have to install} {a system to allow|an appliance that allows|the system that will allow} you to {use|make use of|utilize} {as much solar electricity as|the maximum amount of solar power|all the solar energy} you {can on-site|want on your own|want on site}.

Cap on {state-wide net metering|the state-wide net metering|state-wide net-metering}

{Many states have policies|A lot of states have laws|There are many states that have policies} {that limit how much energy|which limit the amount of energy that|that restrict the amount of energy} can be net {metered|measured|and billed}. These {rules are detrimental to|regulations are harmful to|rules harm} states{ and limit solar deployment| and restrict solar development|, and they limit solar installation}. {Many cases suggest that legislators|There are numerous instances that suggest that lawmakers|A number of cases suggest that legislators} {established a low nationwide net-metering|set a very low net-metering|put in place a net-metering cap that was low across the nation} cap {years|a few years|several years} {ago|back|long ago} (often less than {3 to 4|3-4} percent of {total utility electricity|the total electricity utility|total electricity} {sale|sold}).

{Many states are considering|A number of states are looking at|Many states are contemplating} {raising the net metering cap|increasing the net metering cap|raising the cap on net metering} {to help support Solar’s continued|to support Solar’s|in order to aid Solar’s} {growth|expansion}.

All {applicable utilities|utilities that are applicable|relevant utilities}

There {may be different|could be different|could be various} net metering {regulations and laws|laws and regulations|rules and regulations} {between|across different|among} {territories|regions|the different territories}. There {may|could} {be different net metering|differing net metering|exist different net-metering} {policies|rules|regulations} for {investor-owned utilities, rural|rural electric cooperatives, investor-owned utilities} {electric cooperatives and municipal utilities|electric cooperatives , and municipal utilities|electric cooperatives and municipal utilities}.

{Many state net metering|A lot of state net metering|Some state net-metering} programs, {for example|like the ones mentioned above|for instance}{, are only enforced| they are only implemented| which are only enforced} {in the case of|for|only in the case of} {larger investor-owned utilities|large investor-owned utilities|larger utilities owned by investors}. {Many times|In many cases|A lot of times}{, municipal electric authorities and| municipal electric authorities as well as| municipal electric utilities and} {rural electric cooperatives are exempt|rural electric cooperatives are not exempt|electric cooperatives in rural areas are exempt} from {these regulations|the rules|the regulations}.

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{Policies to expand|Strategies to increase} net {metering|meters}

There are {many types|a variety|various types} of net energy {metering|meters}. {In order to increase|To increase|To improve} {access to solar energy,|the availability of solar energy,|access to solar energy} {some|certain} {states have passed laws|state legislatures have passed legislation|States have passed law} {allowing|that allow|that permit} virtual and {aggregate net metering|net metering in aggregate|the aggregate net metering}.

Additional Barriers

Net metering is {a system|a method|an arrangement} {where utilities and|that allows|in which} {public service commissioners|commissioners of public services} (i.e. {Utility regulators may place|regulators of utilities) can impose|regulators for utilities) may impose} additional {barriers in order|obstacles|restrictions} to make it {more difficult|harder} for {residents to go green|people to switch to a greener lifestyle|consumers to make the switch to green}. {These could entail additional expenses|This could result in additional costs|They could also add additional charges} {for grid interconnection, lengthy|for grid interconnection, long|to connect grids, lengthy} {regulatory approval, and perplexing|approvals for regulatory approval, and confusing|approval by regulators, and confusing} pricing.

Other {types|forms} of net energy {metering|meters}

{Most net metering arrangements|The majority of net metering arrangements|Net metering systems} {that are used for businesses|used by businesses|that are utilized for commercial use} or {homes involve|residences have|for homes have} one meter {on a single|for a single|per} property, {with|and} energy credits {to|going to|for} {one account or bill|only one bill or account|just one bank account, or even a bill}. Imagine residential solar panels. They are {installed|placed|mounted} on {one|a single|a} property{ and feed into one| and fed into an|, and then feed into an} electric {meter|meters}. The homeowner is {responsible|accountable} {for the utility account|to pay the account for utility services|of the electric bill}.

Virtual net {metering|meters|Metering}

Community Solar can be enabled {by|through|through the use of} {virtual|the use of virtual} net {metering|meters}. {Multiple utility customers, called|Customers from multiple utilities, referred to as|Numerous utility customers, also known as} {‘subscribers|”subscribers}”{, can| are able to| can} {sign up to receive credit|join to earn credit|enroll to receive credits} {towards the electricity produced|for the electricity generated|towards the power generated} {by a single solar project|by a single solar installation|through a single solar power project} {in their locality|within their area|in their locale}.

Virtual net metering {allows|permits} {community solar users|residents|people who are solar customers in the community} to{ get| receive|} {bill credit|credit on their bills|credit on their bill} for the {output of|production of|energy produced by} {off-site solar installations|solar panels that are not on site|solar installations that are off-site}.

In 2017, {less than|only} 20 states had {virtual net metering policies|policies for virtual net metering|net metering rules for virtual networks}. For more {information, visit|information, go to|details, visit} our community{ please contact us| and contact us|, and if you have any questions, please contact us}.

Are net metering credits transferable from month to month

It {all depends|is all dependent|is dependent} on the {utility|service|provider}. {However, most full-retail net|However, the majority of full-retail net|But, many full-retail} billing {programs allow|plans allow|plans permit} energy credits {for transfer|to be transferred} {from month to month|between months|across months}. If you {produce more electricity|generate more electricity|produce more power} than you {use in|consume in|consume during} {a given month,|the month in question, any|one month, the} {excess net metering credits|surplus net-metering credit|extra net meters} {may|can|could} {be used to offset|serve to compensate|use to reduce}{ the|} {electricity|electric power|energy} {taken from the grid for|that is taken from the grid for|drawn from the grid in} the {following|next} month.

{You’ll usually have more credits|It is common to have more credits|Credits are usually higher} {during the summer months|in the summer time|during summer} {when the days are longer|as the days get longer|when the days are long} and {sunnier|the sun is shining|more sunny}. {These summer credits|These credits during summer|The summer credits} {can be used to reduce|are able to be used to lower|can be used to cut down on} your electric {bill in the|bills in|bill during} {winter|winter months|winter}.

{The true-up policy of your utility, which|Your utility’s true-up policies, that|A utility’s real-time policy, which} {is|determines|includes} {how often they buy|the frequency they purchase|the amount of time they spend on buying} credits{ out, will determine|, will determine|, will decide} {whether credits can be carried|the possibility of carrying credits|whether credits are able to be carried} {over month to|from month to|across the} month. This policy {can be|is} {found within|located in|found in} their net {metering|meters} policy.

What does net metering mean for electricity bills?

{Most homes will generate|The majority of homes produce|A majority of homes generate} more electricity {during the|in the|during} summer {months than they need|than they require|months than they will need}{, and use less electricity| and draw less power| to, and will draw less electricity} from the grid {during the|in the|during} winter. {These variations in production|The variations in electricity production|The fluctuations in electricity output} are {predictable so|known, so|predictable , which is why} your utility {will not|won’t|company will not} {send you a monthly check|issue a monthly bill|give you a monthly payment} {if you produce more electricity|when you generate more electricity|for electricity you generate} than you {need|require|use}. {You will instead build up|Instead, you will build|Instead, you’ll build} credits {in the summer months|during the summer months|in summer} {to be able to|so that you can|in order to} {draw on them during the|use them in the|take advantage of them in} winter. {Your system can produce|The system you choose to use will produce|Your system will generate} enough power to {meet|cover|satisfy} {your annual electricity consumption|the annual energy consumption of your home|the requirements of your annual electricity usage} {if it is designed correctly|when it is properly designed|If it’s designed properly}.

{You will be credited|You’ll be credited|You’ll get credit} {if your solar power|when your solar power|for solar power if your} system {produces more electricity|generates more power} than you {use in|consume in|use during} {a given|the course of a|one} month. {This credit is based on|The credit is determined by|This credit is calculated based on} {how many kilowatt hours|the number of kilowatt hours that|how many kilowatts} {you have returned|you’ve remitted|you’ve returned} {to the|back to|into the} grid. {To make up|In order to make up|To cover} the difference, {you will|you’ll} {need to purchase|have to pay for|be required to buy} {electricity from your utility|electric power from the utility|energy from your provider} {if|company if|provider if} you {produce less electricity|generate less electricity|produce less power} than {what you use|you consume}. {These cases would see you|In these cases, you’ll be|In these situations, you will be} {paying for electricity,|having to pay for electric power,|being charged for power} {less any|less|but less} {excess electricity generated|extra electricity produced|extra electricity generated} by{ your|} solar panels.

What are the advantages of net metering

{Utility bill savings|Savings on utility bills}

Net metering is {a great|an excellent|a fantastic} {option for solar homeowners because|option for solar homeowners as|alternative for solar homeowners since} it {saves them|can save them|helps them save} money on their {utility|energy} bills. {Over the life of|Through the lifetime of|In the long run,} {your solar panel system,|your solar panel system|the solar panel system you have installed,} net metering {could|can} {save you thousands of dollars|save you thousands of dollars|help you save thousands of dollars}.

Solar {panel systems|panels} can be {used to offset the entire|utilized to offset the total|utilized to offset the complete} {cost of solar customers’|costs of solar users’|cost of solar customer’s} {electricity use within a billing|electric consumption within a billing|energy usage within a bill} cycle, {as we have|as we’ve|which we’ve} {already mentioned|previously mentioned|already discussed}. {But|However}{, electric| electric| electricity} {bills are subject|charges are subject|bill are subjected} to fixed {charges|costs|fees} {that net meters cannot|which net meters can’t|that net meters are unable to} {eliminate|remove|completely eliminate}.

Payback {periods are shorter|times are less|time frames are shorter}

The payback {times for areas|time for regions|times for regions} {that offer|with|which have} {full retail net meters will|fully retail net meters will|full retail net meters are likely to} be {shorter than those|less than those|much shorter than areas} {that don’t|which don’t|which do not}. {Because solar homeowners will|Solar homeowners can|Because solar homeowners} {save more on their electricity|lower their electric|reduce their electricity} {bills and recoup|costs and will be able to recover|bills and recover} their investment {costs quicker|faster|cost faster}{, this is why| This is the reason| that’s why} {they are so popular|they’re so popular|they’re so sought-after}.

{A|The typical|An} New Jersey solar power system {would pay back|will pay off|could pay back its debt} {in 4 to|within 4 to|in between 4 and} {5|five} years. This is {due in large part to|because of|partly due to} net meters. {South Dakota’s|The South Dakota} system{, however, may| could| can} take {as long as|up to} 12 years to {pay back|repay} {because it doesn’t|since it does not|due to the fact that it doesn’t} {have any form of|have any|possess any type of} net meters.

{Your solar payback time|The time it takes to pay back solar energy|The solar payback period} is not {just|only} affected by net {metering|meters}. The {length of the|duration of the|duration of your} payback {period will depend|time will be based|time is contingent} on {many factors, including|a variety of factors, including|many aspects, such as} the {size of your photovoltaic systems|size of your photovoltaic system|dimensions of your photovoltaic system}{, how much electricity| and the amount of electricity| as well as the amount of power} you {use, and whether|consume, as well as whether|use, and if} there are{ any|} {rebates or incentives|incentives or rebates|incentives or rebates available} {in your area|in your region|within your local area}.

This {reduces the grid's stress|helps reduce the stress on the grid.|eases grid stress.}

{Because residential solar panels reduce|Since residential solar panels lessen|Because solar panels for residential use reduce} {stress on the electric|the load on the|strain on the electric} grid distribution {network|system}{, utilities and their customers| utility companies and their customers| utilities and their clients} {reap the benefits|benefit from the reduction in stress|get the benefit}. Solar homeowners {don’t|do not} draw {power|electricity|energy} {directly from the|straight from|direct from the} grid{,|} {but instead use|rather, they use|instead, they draw} their own {electricity|power|energy}.

{Additionally|Furthermore|In addition}{, if a solar system| when a solar system| in the event that a solar array} {generates more energy than is|produces more energy than} {needed, it can|required, it could|required, it may} be {used by other|utilized by|utilized by other} customers of {non-solar utilities|utilities that are not solar} to {meet their energy needs|fulfill their energy requirements|satisfy their energy requirements}. This {puts even more|increases the|places additional} {pressure on utility power plants|stress on power plants of utility companies|pressure on the power plants of utilities}.

Is net metering available in all states?

{Technically, net metering is|Net metering is technically} {required in 38 states and|mandatory in 38 states and|required in 38 states as well as} Washington D. C. {Some major utility companies|There are major utilities|Certain major utility companies} {in|are located in|operate in} Idaho and Texas {which also offer|that also provide|offer} net metering {for|to|services for} {residential solar customers, although|solar residential customers, though|residential solar customers, even though} they {are not required|aren’t required|do not have} to.

South Dakota and Tennessee are {both the only states without|two of the states that do not have|the only two states that don’t have} any{ form of|| type of} {net meters or alternative net|Net meters, or other alternative|net meters and alternative net} meters{ in place|}. {These states may not be|They aren’t|These states aren’t} the only ones {that do|to} not have net {metering or|meters or|metering , or} alternative {net metering rules|rules for net metering|net metering regulations}. {Utility companies|Companies in the utility industry} {across|all over|throughout} the U.S. have been trying to {reduce net metering programs|cut down on net metering programs|eliminate net metering} in {an effort to increase|order to boost|an attempt to increase} their {profit margins and|profits and|profit margins as well as} {solar savings for residential customers|the savings from solar for homeowners|save money on solar energy for customers living in the U.S}. In states {like|such as} Louisiana, South Carolina and California{, which are the| that are among the| which are} most solar-friendly, {utilities have achieved|utilities have had|utility companies have seen} {success|the desired results|great success}.

{If you have net metering|If there is net metering|In the event that you are able to have net-metering}{ available|} {in your region|in your area|within your region}{, you can be credited| You can be compensated| and you are eligible to be credited} {for any surplus energy in|with any excess energy in|for any surplus energy you generate in} {one or both of the|either or both of the|one or both of} following {ways|methods}:

  • Net metering {at retail prices|at retail rates|with retail prices}{: You receive credit| You are credited| you receive credit} for {every kilowatt hour sent|each kilowatt hour you send|every kilowatt-hour you transmit} {to the|into the|back to} grid. If {you are|you’re} {charged 16 cents for each|charged 16 cents per|paid 16 cents for every} {kWh consumed, then|kWh used,|energy unit consumed, then} {you will get|you’ll receive|you’ll get} 16 cents {for every|per|for each} kWh {exported|you export|that you export}. {This type of net-metering|Net-metering of this kind|This kind of net-metering} {is required in 29 states|is mandatory in 29 states|is required in 29 states}.
  • Net metering {with|that has|using} {a lower feed-in tariff|lower feed-in rates|an lower feed-in rate}{: Electricity surplus sent| electricity surplus that is sent| the electricity surplus you send} to {the grid will be credited|the grid will be charged|grid is credited} at a lower {price|cost|rate}. {You may|You can|It is possible to} pay 16 cents {for your|per|for} consumption, {but 10|and 10|but only 10} cents {for|to} export. In 17 states{ that retail-rate| where retail-rate|, where retail rate} net billing {is not mandatory|is not required|isn’t mandatory}{, feed-in tariffs or| Fee-in tariffs, feed-in tariffs and| feed-in tariffs or} other programs {may be used|can be utilized|are available}.

Use net metering to save by going solar

{Because you can|Since you can|Because you are able to} {store all the energy|keep all the energy|conserve all the energy that} {you generate with|generated by} solar{, net metering is| net metering, it is| net metering, it’s} the {best option for|most efficient|best choice for} solar policy. {You can then|Then you can|It is then possible to} {use the remaining energy|utilize the energy you have left|draw the rest of the energy} from {the grid|grid power} {at a later time|in the future|at a later date}. Net metering {can help you|could help you|can allow you to} {save thousands of dollars|reduce your expenses|cut costs} by {offsetting|reducing|deducting} your {electricity needs from|energy needs with|power needs to}{ the|} grid.

{Although net metering may|While net metering might} not be the {only way|sole method|only method} {utilities pay homeowners|utilities can pay homeowners|homeowners are paid by utilities} {to go solar|for solar power|to switch their solar systems}, {it is|it’s} the most {popular and effective|well-known and efficient|widely used and most effective}. {Also, be sure to|Be sure to|Also, make sure you} {visit|check out|go to} the {Database of State Incentives for Renewables and|database of state incentives for renewables as well as|State-sponsored Database on Renewables, Energy and} Efficiency(r){, which tracks| that tracks| that monitors} other policies.

If {you are|you’re} {interested in learning|looking to learn|looking to know} more about {net metering or|net metering and|net-metering or} other {incentives for solar power|solar power incentives|incentives to power solar}{,| and solar power,| such as net metering,} {the|this|you can use the} Database of State Incentives for Renewables {&|and} Efficiency is {a great|an excellent|a fantastic} {resource|source}. {Visit the websites of your|Check out the websites of your|Go to the websites of the} state’s utility {company and|company as well as the|provider and the} government {to find out more|agencies to learn more|for more information} {about solar incentives|regarding solar incentive programs|on solar-related incentives}.

Financial incentives for going Solar

{One of the most|The most|A very} {powerful|effective} {incentives for solar power|incentive for solar energy|rewards for solar} is net {metering policies|meters}. {You can combine net metering|Net metering can be combined|It is possible to combine net metering} {with other financial incentives|along with financial incentive programs|alongside other incentives} {to increase|to boost|in order to increase} {your ROI|the return on investment|your return on investment}.

  • You {can|are eligible to} {claim|get|take} {26% of the|26percent of|up to 26% of} {cost|expense|price} of solar {installations|panels|installation} {as a tax deduction|as tax deductions|to be tax-deductible} {under the federal solar tax credit|in the solar tax credit program of the Federal government|as part of the federal tax credit for solar}. If {your solar installation|the solar installation you chose to install|your solar project} {cost \$10,000, you could|was \$10,000, you can|costs \$10,000, you may} {claim \$2,600 as|claim|get} {a tax deduction|an income tax deduction|tax deductions} {on your next tax return|on your tax return in the future|when you file your next tax return}. {This benefit is available anywhere|This tax deduction is available everywhere|The benefit is available to anyone} {in|within} the U.S.
  • {Depending on your location|Based on the location of your residence|Depending on where you live}{, you may| depending on your location, you could| You may} be {eligible for state tax credits|qualified for tax credits from the state|qualified for state tax credits}. {These can be claimed|They can be claimed|These are available} {in addition to the federal incentive|as an addition to federal incentives|along with the Federal incentive}.
  • {Some state governments|Certain states|Certain state governments} {offer|provide} solar rebates. These {incentives are cash incentives|are cash-based incentives|incentives are cash rewards} {that can be subtracted|which can be deducted|that are subtracted} from the {price|cost} {of your solar PV system|of your solar PV system|of your solar PV installation}.

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Go solar now while net metering is still available for the best savings

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The main reason why this happens is when you have a grid-tied solar system, it has safety measures preinstalled to shut down production in case of a power outage so as not to do extensive damage to the grid or the employees working on fixing the outage.

If you would like to be less dependent on the grid or ideally have no dependence, then you can add storage batteries to your solar system.
Backup batteries store the excess energy produced by solar for later use (for example, when there is a power outage). You can provide backup for some of your home appliances or all of them by installing more batteries depending on your energy consumption.

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