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Wisconsin Net-Metering Rules

Date Last Updated8/13/2014
Policy TypeNet-Metering Policy
State/FederalWI
Policy Administrator/Contact OfficePublic Service Commission (PSC) of Wisconsin
Policy Initiation Date1/26/1982
Policy SummaryThe Wisconsin PSC issued an order on January 26, 1982, requiring all regulated utilities to file tariffs allowing net-metering to customers that generate electricity with systems, including CHP, up to 20 kW in capacity. The order applies to investor-owned
CHP Eligibility RequirementsBoth fossil-fueled and renewably-fueled CHP systems are eligible for net-metering.
Eligible Project Size (MW)Systems up to 20 kW are eligible to net-meter (some utilities allow for larger systems).
Minimum Efficiency Required/
Other Performance Requirements
Does Not Specify
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