If you are a residential or commercial customer who owns or operates an eligible renewable electric generator of up to 2,000 kW that generates electricity for your own use, you may qualify for Net Metering. An eligible renewable electric generator is one that is located on your premises and is powered by solar electric energy (e.g. photovoltaic), wind, dedicated crops grown for electricity generation, anaerobic digestion of livestock or food processing waste, fuel cells or microturbines powered by renewable fuels, or hydroelectric energy.
Net Metering will provide customers credits for the excess generated energy that flows onto the distribution system according to the terms of ComEd's Net Metering tariff, Rider POGNM – Parallel Operation of Retail Customer Generating Facilities with Net Metering.
ComEd has assembled answers to some
Frequently Asked Questions to provide guidance for common net metering application inquiries.
If ComEd is not your electric supplier, you must contact your electric supplier to apply. If ComEd is your electric supplier, you can apply using either the online electronic application or the PDF application below.
We strongly recommend completing the application online as ComEd is making an effort to reduce paper use and streamline the application process; however printable, mailable forms are available.
Inquiries on Meter Aggregation programs can be directed to
Find information on connecting private solar energy systems and net metering.
View Brochure (pdf)