Qualifications

The Net Energy Metering for Fuel Cells (NEMFC) rate schedule is an optional rate schedule for a customer who installs a fuel cell generator to supply some or all of the customer's own energy needs. Criteria for NEMFC includes:

 

  • The maximum generator size is 1 megawatt (MW).
  • The fuel cell must operate in parallel with PG&E's grid.
  • The account must be on a time-of-use rate (TOU) schedule.
  • The fuel cell technology selected must be one that the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) determines will achieve reductions in greenhouse gases.