What is Net Metering
Net metering allows you to use an eligible system installed at your service address to offset the energy you use. Your energy bills will reflect the net amount of energy you use (i.e. Consumption – Generation). Net metering also permits you to apply net metering credits on your energy bill when you produce more energy than you use. Net metering with is not automatic when served by Major Energy.
Customers must complete the enrollment steps to enroll and verify compliance.
How to enroll in Net Metering?
You must have an approved and interconnected facility through your local utility. To interconnect your system please contact your local utility.
To apply for Net Metering service with Major Energy, fill out the application and return to us as soon as possible to be eligible to earn credits where applicable. You may submit the form to using one of the following ways:
- Net Metering Application: Major Energy Application
- Email: ILNetMetering@sparkenergy.com
- Mail: 12140 Wickchester Ln Suite 100, Houston, TX 77253
Once the form has been received and approved, we will be able to recognize you as a net metering customer.
You must be an eligible customer to receive Net Electricity Metering from Major Energy.
Eligible customer means a retail customer that owns or operates a solar, wind, or other eligible renewable electrical generating facility with a rated capacity of not more than 2,000 kilowatts that is located on the customer’s premises and is intended primarily to offset the customer’s own electrical requirements.
If at any time during the term of this Agreement you are not an eligible customer or are otherwise unable to meet the requirements set forth in the Statute or this Agreement to receive net metering, you will not be recognized as Net Metering. Major Energy is required to provide net metering to eligible customers until Major Energy’s load of net metering customers equals 5% of the total peak demand supplied by Major Energy during the previous year. Major Energy, in its sole discretion, may provide net metering beyond the 5% threshold, however, Major Energy reserves the right to place a hold on all net metering applications received after the 5% threshold has been met.
Your net metering facility needs to be an Eligible Renewable Electrical Generating Facility and be equipped with metering equipment that can measure the flow of electricity in both directions at the same rate.
Information on Net Metering credits
Net metering rules require utilities and retail electric suppliers to provide financial credits for renewable energy generated electricity that offset the amounts that otherwise would have been supplied by customer’s electricity provider during a billing period.
Customer must choose either April or October as the month when your unused credits will expire.
Your credits will not carry to a new supplier should you switch to a different supplier your credits with us will expire.
If your Major Energy application was not approved until after your net metered consumption was already invoiced, your Major Energy Supply charges may be recalculated retroactively, up to a maximum of three months prior to the approval date only if you specifically request for this.
If you have any questions regarding participation in our Illinois’ Net Metering program, please contact us at ILNetMetering@sparkenergy.com or reach out to our customer care team at (888) 625-6760 during normal business hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Eastern Time. Or, if you are ready to begin, please return the completed forms linked below to our email address or mailing address above.