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File #: 21-0779    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Public Hearing Status: Passed
File created: 8/5/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/1/2021 Final action:
Title: Public Hearing and Resolution amending the Electric Energy Rules and Regulations and the Schedule of Use/Service Fees for the provision of Electric Energy to permit Generating Facility Interconnections and Net Energy Metering.
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Resolution No 2021-102
REQUEST FOR CITY COUNCIL ACTION



DATE: 09/01/2021

TO: Honorable Mayor and City Council Members

FROM: Utilities Department

SUBJECT:
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Public Hearing and Resolution amending the Electric Energy Rules and Regulations and the Schedule of Use/Service Fees for the provision of Electric Energy to permit Generating Facility Interconnections and Net Energy Metering.

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:
Resolution No. 2021-102 will amend the City's Electric Energy Rules and Regulations and Schedule of User/Service Fees for the provision of Electric Energy to permit generator facility interconnections and net energy metering by updating all pertinent documentation and incorporating all current rules and regulations governing customer-generation systems lending to Net Energy Metering operations.

RECOMMENDED ACTION:
Recommended action
That the City Council:

a. Hold a public hearing regarding the updated Electric Energy Schedule of User/Service Fees.

b. Adopt Resolution No. 2021-102, amending the Electric Energy Rules and Regulations and Schedule of User/Service Fees for the Provision of Electric Energy to permit generator facility interconnections and Net Energy Metering.

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BACKGROUND & HISTORY:
Net Energy Metering (NEM) is a billing mechanism designed to encourage the installation of renewable generation on the customer-side of the meter. Publicly owned electric utilities (POU) must offer a standard NEM tariff to customers that install renewable generation under one megawatt in capacity and meet other eligibility requirements. These customers are referred to as "eligible customer-generators." Under the NEM tariff, eligible customer-generators must receive a full retail-rate bill credit for power generated by their behind-the-meter system that is fed back into the power grid during times when generation exceeds onsite energy demand. The credit is used to offset the customers' electricity bills and may be rolled over to subsequent bills for up to a one-yea...

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