State Incentives

Arkansas Net Metering

Incentive Type: Net Metering Rules

Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Solar Thermal Electric, Photovoltaics, Wind, Biomass, Hydroelectric, Geothermal Electric, Microturbines using renewable fuels, Fuel Cells using Renewable Fuels

Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Industrial, Residential, General Public/Consumer, Nonprofit, Schools, Local Government, State Government, Fed. Government, Agricultural, Institutional  
Limit on System Size: 25 kW for residential systems; 300 kW for nonresidential systems  

Limit on Overall Enrollment: None  

Treatment of Net Excess: Credited at retail rate to customer's next bill; granted to utility at end of 12-month billing cycle  

Utilities Involved: All PSC-regulated utilities

Interconnection Standards for Net Metering? Yes  

Authority 1: Arkansas Code § 23-18-603 et seq.
Date Enacted: 4/19/2001 (subsequently amended)  
Effective Date: 10/01/2001  

Authority 2: AR PSC Order No. 8, Docket 06-105-U   
Date Enacted: 11/27/2007  

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