[R.O. 2009 §13.13.010; Ord. No. 5555, 9-03]
Net metering is available in the distribution service territory of the Sikeston Board of Municipal Utilities at any point on the utility's existing facilities that have adequate capacity and suitable voltage for delivery of service.
[R.O. 2009 §13.13.015; Ord. No. 5555, 9-03]
Net metering service is available to any customer that owns and operates a solar, wind or biomass generating facility or hydrogen fuel cell with a capacity of not more than one hundred (100) kilowatts that is located on the customer's premises, is interconnected and operates in parallel with the utility's existing transmission and distribution facilities and is intended primarily to offset part or all of the customer's own electrical power requirements. This addendum is offered in compliance with Consumer Clean Energy Act (Section 386.890, RSMo.) and Missouri Public Service Commission Rule 4 CSR 240-065.
[R.O. 2009 §13.13.020; Ord. No. 5555, 9-03]
"Net metering" means using metering equipment sufficient to measure the difference between the electrical energy supplied to a customer-generator by a retail electric supplier and the electrical energy supplied by the customer-generator to the retail electric supplier over the applicable billing period
[R.O. 2009 §13.13.030; Ord. No. 5555, 9-03]
The electric service charge shall be computed monthly in accordance with the customer's effective standard rate schedule.
If the electricity supplied by the utility exceeds the electricity generated by the customer generator during the applicable billing period, the customer generator shall be billed for the net billable kilowatt hours (kWh) supplied by the utility in accordance with the rates and charges under the utility's standard rate schedule applicable to the customer.
If the electricity generated by the customer generator exceeds the electricity supplied by the utility, the customer generator shall be credited for the net value of the electric energy delivered to the utility during the applicable billing period at the utility's avoided cost, with this credit appearing on the customer generator's bill no later than the following billing period. The utility's avoided cost shall be the audited annual cost per kilowatt hour of energy generated by the Sikeston power station during the previous fiscal year.
[R.O. 2009 §13.13.040; Ord. No. 5555, 9-03]
The customer generator must have a signed standard interconnection application/agreement with the utility.
The customer generator is responsible for all costs associated with its generating facility and is also responsible for all costs related to any modifications to the facility that may be required by the utility for purposes of safety and reliability.
A net metering facility shall meet all applicable safety and performance standards established by the National Electric Safety Code, the National Electric Code, the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers and Underwriters Laboratory.