About Net-Metering 

Net-metering is the process of measuring the difference between the electricity supplied to a customer by their utility and the electricity fed back to the utility by a customer’s electric generation system (such as solar panels) during the customer's billing period. In Vermont, customers in the same utility service territory are allowed to form "groups" to share in the output of a net-metering system.

how net metering works, click for a simple explanation of the processThe Public Utility Commission regulates the construction and operation of net-metering systems. The Commission also reviews and approves utility net-metering tariffs, which govern the terms and conditions of net-metering service.

Useful Links

Vermont's Net-Metering Statute

Rule 5.100 - Rule Pertaining to Construction and Operation of Net-Metering Systems

Net-Metering Registration Guidance: Amendments and FAQs

2018 Biennial Update of Net-Metering Rate Adjustors

Standards and Procedures for Requests to Attribute Multiple Net-Metering Systems to a Group

Instructions on how to file CPG amendments, transfers, and extensions in ePUC

Search ePUC for Net-Metering CPGs

Net-Metering Forms


Contact Information

Judith C. Whitney
Clerk of the Commission
112 State Street
Montpelier, VT  05620-2701
(802) 828-2358
Email the Clerk │Office Location and Parking 
Public Records Database and PUC Records Officer Contact Information

Cases and ePUC




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