How does the demand-charge get applied?
Since the utility has to install and maintain infrastructure to support the customer's peak energy flow (regardless of whether it flows in to the customer or out to the grid) demand is billed irrespective of direction. Because of this, customers on a demand-rate who become NET-metered, will likely not see a decrease in their demand-charge.

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1. I'm interested in renewable power but my roof isn't ideal for solar, what can I do?
2. Does the utility require separate AC or DC disconnects?
3. How do I get a NET-meter?
4. Does the utility allow for a solar breaker to be placed between the main breaker and the meter?
5. What is the Net-Surplus-Compensation Rate?
6. Does the utility assess any fees?
7. What rates are available to me?
8. How does the demand-charge get applied?
9. Does the utility provide rebates and if so how much?