Connecting Your Solar Electric System to the Utility Grid: Better Buildings Series Solar Electric Fact Sheet

Research output: NRELFact Sheet

Abstract

In recent years, the number of solar-powered homes connected to the local utility grid has increased dramatically. These 'grid-connected' buildings have solar electric panels or 'modules' that provide some or even most of their power, while still being connected to the local utility. This fact sheet provides information on connecting your solar electric system to the utility grid, includinginformation on net metering.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages2
StatePublished - 2002

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/FS-520-31687

Other Report Number

  • DOE/GO-102002-1594

Keywords

  • grids
  • net metering
  • renewable energy (RE)
  • solar electric systems
  • solar electricity
  • solar modules

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