Frequently asked questions (FAQ) about the Net Surplus Compensation (NSC) program

California Assembly Bill 920 allows PG&E and other state utilities to offer payment for surplus energy sent back to the electric grid by your home renewable energy systems. Our NSC program is based on this bill. Get answers to queries about NSC.

Understand Net Surplus Compensation

This video answers your most common questions about the Net Surplus Compensation (NSC) program.


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Understand Net Surplus Compensation

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This video answers your most common questions about the Net Surplus Compensation (NSC) program.


Audio description and transcript also available for this video.


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Understanding net surplus compensation

Understanding credits and compensation

View the following answers to questions about credits and compensation.

Understanding program eligibility and enrollment

View the following answers about program eligibility and enrollment.

Find this month’s NSC rate. Download Net Surplus Compensation Rates for Energy (PDF, 95 KB).