How do I read my utility bill after installing solar?
When a property owners installs solar panels, they will typically become a net metering customer. Net metering is a policy used throughout most of the country that credits solar customers for excess energy produced by their solar panels. This changes the way these customers’ bills are calculated. After installing solar, a customer’s bill may include some of the following terms:
Net Meter Balance (Parallel Generation): The net difference between energy produced, carried over balance and energy used.
Total Received Generation: The energy produced by the solar array which is not immediately consumed and sent to the utility grid.
Select a link below to review details explaining your utility bill terms and definitions: