Bills and Rates
Distributed Energy Resources

A wave of change for net metering

In 2017, 24 states either implemented, introduced, or discussed legislative or regulatory changes to net metering policies or definitions. Some measures extend benefits for customers with distributed generation, and others limit or end certain aspects of net metering.

US map with states coded by action on net metering legislation

Legend: Yellow: enacted, Green: votged/acted on legislation, blue: introduced, gray: no legislation


50 States of Solar report, North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center

Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE), North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center

Advanced Energy Legislation Tracker