Net Metering & Renewable Generation Options

You’ve made the commitment to produce energy at your home or business, now it’s time to choose the metering plan that works best for you.

To learn more about an individual plan, click on the option.

Small Commercial Metering Options for Renewable Generation
  Offset
Only
Offset/
Sell
Offset/
Net
Buy All/
Sell All
Will I need a new meter? Yes.
A new meter will be installed to ensure only energy purchased, and not energy generated, is measured.
Yes.
A bi-directional meter that reads electricity bought and any excess energy sold will be installed.
Yes.
A bi-directional meter that reads electricity bought and electricity credited will be installed.
Yes.
This option requires two meters – one to read energy sold and one to read energy purchased.
Can I sell excess energy? No.
This option only offsets energy use.
Yes.
You will be paid based on the time of day any excess energy is generated. Higher rates for high demand times, lower rates for low demand times.
No.
Your bill will be credited based on the time of day any excess energy is generated.  Higher rates for high demand times, lower rates for low demand times.
Yes.
Under this option, you will sell all generated energy to SCE&G.
Are there specific rates tied to this plan? No.
Your service will continue on the rate that best suits your needs.
Yes and no.
The rate at which you sell back any excess energy will be Rate PR-1. You will have the option to choose the rate at which you purchase energy.
Yes.
Both the rate at which you buy and sell will be Rate 28. This rate includes a demand charge based on the peak amount of energy used at one point in time. Those with a higher peak will pay more; those with lower peak will pay less.
Yes and no.
You will sell energy on Rate PR-1 and may buy energy at a rate of your choice.
Are there any extra fees tied to this plan? No. Yes
Rate PR-1 includes a monthly seller charge of $4.50.
No
Rate 28 does however, include a demand charge per KW for the 15 minute period of maximum usage during the month.
Yes
Rate PR-1 includes a monthly seller charge of $4.50.
Is this plan eligible for Palmetto Clean Energy (PaCE) credits? No. No
No. Yes.
Contact PaCE to apply. Please send your contact information and a description of your renewable generator to:

PaCE
MC-PCE
220 Operation Way
Cayce, SC 29033-3701
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