October 4, 2009

Connecting to the Grid Guide 6th Edition

Net metering and interconnection policies are essential pieces of a supportive state-level regulatory policy framework addressing two important aspects of renewable energy development:

The key factors include whether a customer investing in renewable generation can unlock the full value of his or her investment; and how that customer will interconnect generation systems to the distribution grid. This guide introduces readers to the issues surrounding policy and technical considerations of grid-integrated, renewable energy. Prepared by the North Carolina Solar Center under subcontract with IREC with funding provided by the U.S. Department of Energy.