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52 Pa. Code § 75.17. Process for obtaining Commission approval of customer-generator status.

§ 75.17. Process for obtaining Commission approval of customer-generator status.

 (a)  This section establishes the process through which EDCs obtain Commission approval to net meter alternative energy systems with a nameplate capacity of 500 kW or greater.

 (b)  An EDC shall submit a completed net metering application to the Commission’s Bureau of Technical Utility Services with a recommendation on whether the alternative energy system complies with the applicable provisions of this chapter and the EDC’s net metering tariff provisions within 20 days of receiving a completed application. The EDC shall serve its recommendation on the applicant.

 (c)  The net metering applicant has 20 days to submit a response to the EDC’s recommendation to reject an application to the Bureau of Technical Utility Services.

 (d)  The Bureau of Technical Utility Services will review the net metering application, the EDC recommendation and applicant response, and make a determination as to whether the alternative energy system complies with this chapter and the EDC’s net metering tariff.

 (e)  The Bureau of Technical Utility Services will approve or disapprove the net metering application within 10 days of an EDC’s submission recommending approval. If disapproved, the Bureau of Technical Utility Services will describe in detail the reasons for disapproval. The Bureau of Technical Utility Services will serve its determination on the EDC and the applicant.

 (f)  The Bureau of Technical Utility Services will approve or disapprove the net metering application within 5 days of an applicant’s response to an EDC’s recommendation to deny approval, but no more than 30 days after an EDC submits an application with a recommendation to deny approval, whichever is earlier. The Bureau of Technical Utility Services will serve its determination on the EDC and the applicant.

 (g)  The applicant and the EDC may appeal the determination of the Bureau of Technical Utility Services in accordance with §  5.44 (relating to petitions for reconsideration from actions of the staff).

Authority

   The provisons of this §  75.17 issued under 66 Pa.C.S. § §  501, 1501 and 2807(e); and sections 1648.7(a) and 1648.3(e)(2) of the Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards Act of 2004 (73 P.S. § §  1648.7(a) and 1648.3(e)(2)).

Source

   The provisions of this §  75.17 adopted November 18, 2016, effective November 19, 2016, 46 Pa.B. 7277, 7448.

Cross References

   This section cited in 52 Pa. Code §  75.13 (relating to general provisions).



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