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Massachusetts Net-Metering Rules

Date Last Updated6/9/2014
Policy TypeNet-Metering Policy
Policy Administrator/Contact OfficeMassachusetts Department of Public Utilities
Policy Initiation Date1/1/1982
Policy SummaryMassachusetts's initial net-metering rules were created in 1982 by the state's Department of Public Utilities (DPU). These rules have been modified several times and in August 2009, the DPU issued its model net-metering tariff so that customers in Massach
CHP Eligibility RequirementsRenewably-fueled CHP systems are eligible to net-meter.
Eligible Project Size (MW)All systems except public facilities up to 2 MW are eligible to net-meter. Public facilities can be larger (up to 10 MW).
Minimum Efficiency Required/
Other Performance Requirements
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