Section 27-120.1 Same - Customer-generator rate.
Prior to the adoption of Ord. 19547 on 06/04/2007, Section 27-120.1 read as follows.
Available to: The customer-generator rate is available to any customer that owns and
operates a solar, wind, or biomass generating facility or hydrogen fuel cell with a capacity of not
more than one hundred (100) kilowatts which is located on the customers premises, is
permanently interconnected and operates in parallel, with the departments existing transmission
and distribution facilities, and is intended primarily to offset part or all of the customers
electrical energy requirements.
Applicable to: The customer-generator rate is applicable to a residential, small general
or large general service
, or industrial
customer who contracts for service supplied at one
(1) point of delivery. The rate is applicable to single- and three-phase customers.
Rate credit: The customer-generator is eligible for a net metering credit for all energy
supplied to the department system from a qualified net metering unit. Applicable charges will be
calculated for all energy supplied to the customer-generator based on the applicable rates for the
customer class. All energy supplied by the customer-generator will be credited at the following
rate per kWh,
regardless of customer class.
based on the size and type of generator:
Small scale solar powered generators of ten (10) KW or less shall receive credit per
kWh equal to the customers current applicable rate schedule. The department shall limit
number of interconnections so that the sum total of all installed small scale solar generators does
not exceed one percent (1%) of the utilitys highest hourly peak load for the previous twelve
All other generating facilities will receive at the current rate schedule of
cents ($0.02) per kWh.
Customers will be required to furnish their own protective, and other
necessary equipment, which must comply with specifications of the department.
requesting interconnection to the utility must enter into an interconnection and net metering
agreement with the city and receive written approval from the department before construction or
installation of interconnecting equipment.
(Ord. No. 17894, § 1, 11-3-03)