Customer Generation - generation of electricity using customer-owned equipment
on a customer's premises intended to primarily offset a customer's electricity use.
Solar Electric Generation - generation using solar electric (photovoltaic)
equipment, typically solar modules and power inverters for home or business use.
Interconnection - customer generation that is connected to and operates
in parallel with Seattle City Light's distribution system (or "grid"), subject
to interconnection standards.
Net Metering - standard metering of electricity use with a bi-directional
meter that accounts for customer generation and provides billing credits for
excess or "net" production during a billing period.
Net Metering System - Per state and city codes, a facility that produces
electricity from renewable energy, fuel cell or combined heat and power system,
less than 100 kilowatts (kW) in capacity and that operates in parallel with a
utility distribution system located on a customer's premises.
Production Metering - additional metering used to measure the electricity
produced by a customer generation system which is required to apply for production
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Options to help increase the supply of renewable energy and help protect the environment.
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