Will net metering go away in California? California’s net metering program, NEM 2.0, is being replaced with NEM 3.0 in early 2022. While there are still a lot of unknowns, net metering benefits could be changing – learn how this could impact your solar PV system investment.
Will NEM 2.0 be grandfathered? Grandfathering for the current NEM tariff (NEM 2.0) is extended to customers for 20 years. In the event of a new NEM tariff, NEM 2.0 customers are grandfathered to their tariff for 20 years from their PTO date.
What is California net metering in solar system? California’s net energy metering framework provides financial credits to customers who generate their own electricity and provide what they don’t need back to their utility. The current tariff has been in place since 2016, but according to the commission, its new proposal would provide “more accurate price signals.”
What is the status of NEM 3.0 in California? California has finished collecting public comment on NEM 3.0, a policy that is considered anti-rooftop solar, and has provisions that are called “a tax on the sun.” Protestors gather in Los Angeles to preserve the value of rooftop solar in California.