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The Benefits of Net Metering

by | Oct 19, 2020 | Common Questions About Solar, Parts of a Solar PV System

As one of the fastest-growing solar installers in Florida, net metering is not something we get asked about all the time but it’s something we want to make sure every homeowner understands. 

With a well designed solar PV system, net metering can help you – as a homeowner – save money on electricity bills and even win you credit or rewards from your utility, depending on where you live and your utility’s net metering policies. 

So, if you’re considering solar and want to learn more about it to make sure it’s the best decision for your home, it’s important to take a bit of time to study up on net metering. 

In a previous article, we wrote about the basics of net metering and how it works with your solar PV system to maximize your solar benefits. In this article, we’re going to discuss the benefits of net metering. 

For more in-depth information on Florida’s net metering policies, we have included a link to the 2020 Florida statutes covering net metering.

The Benefits of Net Metering

  1. Reduce the amount of money you spend each year on energy.
  2. Earn credits, rewards, and even money for producing more electricity than you consume.
  3. Improve your electrical reliability by reducing strain on the power grid. 
  4. Participate in producing usable green energy thereby reducing the need for production of energy by burning fossil fuels.  

Ricardo SolArticle by:
Ricardo Sol
Senior Editor, Ensolar