RATE SCHEDULE NMPAGE 2 OF 3EFFECTIVE 04/01/2010
OPTIONAL RESIDENTIAL/SMALL COMMERCIAL NET METERING SERVICE
Energy Purchase Rate for net accrued energy delivered to the Company's system by thenet metering facility at end of service:
Excess kWhs at end of service: $0.03423 per kWh
This purchase rate shall be adjusted annually based upon the Company's newlycalculated avoided costs and will coincide with the published avoided cost rate in theCompany’s tariff for Cogeneration and Small Power Production Energy Purchases forFacilities of 100 kW or Less (Rate Schedule CO).
The Company shall furnish and install a standard bi-directional kilowatt-hour meter. TheCustomer shall provide and install a meter socket for the Company’s meter and anyrelated interconnection equipment per the Company’s technical requirements, includingsafety and performance standards. The Customer shall be responsible for all costsassociated with installation of the standard kilowatt-hour meter and testing in conformitywith Section 2.02 of the LPSC Net Metering Rules.
(6) INTERCONNECTION FACILITIES
Customers operating Net Metering facilities shall contract under the terms of a StandardInterconnection Agreement for Net Metering Facilities. The Customer shall furnish and install equipment which will automatically isolate the NetMetering facility from the Company's system in the event of loss of Company service asoutlined in IEEE Standard 1547. The Customer shall furnish and install equipment which will properly match voltage andphase and synchronize power from the Net Metering facility with Company service. AllNet Metering facilities shall maintain a current distortion level of five percent or less asdefined in Table 3 section 4.3.3 of IEEE Standard 1547. The Customer will have toacknowledge its understanding that several small systems on one Company line have thepotential of significantly degrading the Company's system integrity; therefore, theCustomer shall agree to accept the responsibility of any electric service problems thatCustomer's Net Metering facility may cause. The Customer will be required to install power factor correction equipment approved bythe Company if the reactive energy requirements associated with the operation of theCustomer's Net Metering facility adversely affects the Company's system or the quality ofservice supplied to other Customers. The Customer shall agree to locate the Net Metering facility so as not to cause a hazardto the Company's distribution system.