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Net Metering

The Regulatory Commission of Alaska's net metering regulations became effective in 2010. In essence, net metering allows a customer to install and use certain types of renewable generation to offset their monthly usage and sell excess power to their serving utility. 

Are you interested in installing solar at your location? If yes, follow the steps below:

  1. Review the Safe Solar Systems guide, which is a member guide to selecting and installing approved solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in the Chugach Electric service area. This document will provide a summary of the process to select, install and connect a PV system.
  2. Before you order equipment and install your PV system, complete and submit the Application for Net Metering Installation.
  3. The final step will be to complete and submit the Interconnection Agreement.

Net Metering FAQs


Chugach's operating tariff contains net metering service conditions, interconnection requirements, and buyback rates. For additional information, please see:

Net Metering Service (Service Conditions) >
Buyback Rates >
Interconnection Guidelines For Non-Utility Generation (August 2008, rev. 6/8/2010) >
Order Readopting Regulations (April 26, 2010) >
Planning & Zoning PZC Case No. 2010-038 >
Renewable Energy Atlas of Alaska >

Municipality of Anchorage Ordinance No. AO 2010-50 >


For further information contact:

Chugach Electric Association, Inc.
Brad Jackson, Planning Engineer
(907) 762-4458