PG&E to MCE Transition – For Contra Costa County Customers

Posted by YES on March 2, 2018 in MCE PG&E

If you live in the following Contra Costa communities: • Concord • Danville • Martinez • Moraga • Oakley • Pinole • Pittsburg • San Ramon • Unincorporated Contra Costa County You should have revived a notice that MCE Contra Costa will become your primary electricity provider (rather than PG&E). Residents of El Cerrito, Lafayette,

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PG&E NEM 2 vs NEM 1

Posted by YES on December 21, 2016 in Net Metering PG&E Solar

PG&E’s NEM 2 took effect for new solar interconnection applications completed on or after December 16, 2016. For PG&E to consider an application complete, it requires the solar system to pass the City’s final inspection. A copy of the signed Permit must be included with the application. NEM 2 activated when 5% of electricity being generated

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NEM 2 – How it affects NEM 1 residential solar customers

Posted by YES on December 16, 2016 in Net Metering PG&E Solar 2 Comments

For interconnected solar systems within PG&E territory, NEM 1 reached its cap on December 15. The successor program, NEM 2, launched today. Under the new interconnection agreement, customers interconnecting new solar systems are now required to be on time-of-use rate plans and pay some extra taxes and fees. Customers interconnected on December 15, 2016 or earlier will remain on NEM 1. However,

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In San Francisco or Oakland? Solar Net Metering may not be possible.

Posted by YES on December 12, 2016 in PG&E

Live in San Francisco or Oakland? Before shopping for solar, call PG&E and ask if you are in a “secondary network”. If your home or business is in one of these networks, solar interconnection and net metering are not possible. Secondary Networks Explained Most of PG&E’s territory use radial networks, where there is one path

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