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Distributed Generation & Legacy Net Metering Rules
Notice: MI Power Grid meetings and all other MPSC workgroup meetings will be conducted via teleconference only until further notice. Please find remote access information for upcoming meetings on our calendar of events. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
On November 8, 2018, the Commission issued an order in Case No. U-20344 directing Commission Staff to initiate a stakeholder process with the purpose of gathering input to assist Commission Staff with updating the Commission’s Electric Interconnection and Net Metering Standards. (R 460.601a – R 460.656) to reflect the new distributed generation program and changes in the availability of the net metering program as a result of 2016 Acts 341 and 342. The new distributed generation program is applicable to all rate-regulated utilities and alternative electric suppliers.
The rules governing interconnection, distributed generation program and legacy net metering, and PURPA legally enforceable obligation will potentially be combined into a single ruleset. The planned timeframe to develop new rules is nine months with the formal rulemaking process beginning in September 2019 with a target for new rules to be in place sometime in 2020.
Second draft issued February 28, 2020 Draft Interconnection DGLNM LEO Rules- Written comments are requested by the end of the day on Friday, May 1, 2020. Please email your comments and redlined rules documents to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. All comments and redlined rules documents will be posted on each stakeholder website.
Commission Staff's first draft issued August 28, 2019 draft proposed ruleset.
Stakeholder comments received on September 30, 2019 | ABATE | Circle Power Letter | Circle Power | Consumers Energy Letter | Consumers Energy | Doug Houseman | DTE Energy Letter | DTE Energy | Ecology Center/ELPC/Vote Solar Letter | Ecology Center/ELPC/Vote Solar | MECA | MEGA | MIEIBC | Next Era | Pine Gate Renewables | Power Home | Xcel
Commission Staff's second draft issued February 28, 2020 Draft Interconnection DGLNM LEO Rules
Stakeholder comments received on May 1, 2020 | Consumers 1 | Consumers 2 | Consumers 3 | DTE Energy 1 | DTE Energy 2 | DTE Energy 3 | EIBC 1 | EIBC 2 | EIBC 3 | ELPC 1 | ELPC 2 | Energy Storage Association | MEGA 1 | MEGA 2 | MI Conservative | NextEra | Pine Gate 1 | Pine Gate 2
March 24, 2020 (TELECONFERENCE ONLY)
Agenda | MPSC Staff Presentation | Meeting Recording
August 29, 2019
Agenda | Consumers Energy Comments | DTE Comments | Michigan EIBC Comments
July 29, 2019
Consumers Energy Comments | DTE Comments | GLREA Redline | GLREA Comments | Jonathon Miner Comments | Michigan EIBC Comments | Power Home Solar Comments
May 29, 2019
Agenda | Staff Straw Man | Consumers Energy Battery Storage Rules Discussion | Consumers Energy Presentation
March 18, 2019
Agenda | DTE Presentation | Consumers Energy Redline | DTE Redline | MEGA Redline | Michigan EIBC Redline
January 11, 2019
Agenda | MPSC Presentation | Consumers Energy Comments | DTE Comments | MEGA Comments | Soulardarity Comments
Task – Related Documents
Combined Draft Interconnection Distributed Generation and Legally Enforceable Obligation Rules
November 8, 2018 U-20344 Order Initiating Rulemaking Process
Electric Interconnection and Net Metering Standards
Distributed Generation Program Implementation Webpage