Net Metering

Note: On March 12th, 2015 HB 2201 was signed by the Governor of West Virginia. Notably, the bill prohibits cross-subsidization of ratepayers potentially caused by net metering tariffs, requires the Public Utility Commission to investigate current and adopt new net metering and interconnection rules, and limits IOUs from allowing more than 3% of aggregate load to be generated by solar power. Eligibility and Availability Net metering in West Virginia is available to all retail electricity customers. System capacity limits vary depending on the customer type and electric utility type,…

Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Local Government, Nonprofit, Residential… More

Savings Category: Geothermal Electric, Solar Thermal Electric, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Biomass… More

 

Interconnection Standards

West Virginia’s interconnection standards include two levels of review. The qualifications and application fees for each level are as follows:…

Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Residential, Agricultural

Savings Category: Geothermal Electric, Solar Thermal Electric, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Biomass… More

 

Solar Rights

A solar energy system is defined as “a system affixed to a building or buildings that uses solar devices, which are thermally isolated from living space or any other area where the energy is used…

Eligibility: Residential

Savings Category: Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Solar Thermal Electric, Solar Photovoltaics, Solar Pool Heating

 

Source: U.S. Department of Energy