But not all states allow for that.
Florida solar sell back to grid.
You may be eligible to sell your wind solar or hydroelectric power to duke energy.
But when it comes to the use of solar power it trails 19 states including not so sunny massachusetts new jersey new york and maryland.
To make solar panels affordable many rooftop solar users sell excess electricity back onto the grid.
As a result a solar system that is designed to meet your total energy needs over the course of a year will overproduce electricity in some months and underproduce in others.
In months when your solar system produces more energy than you need to use the energy will be sold back to fpl s grid in exchange for net metering credits.
Check with your state and utility company.
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Florida power and light pay you the retail rate for excess solar power that you export into the grid less the value of certain public programs which are each only a fraction of a cent per kwh.
Fl net metering is one of the most important regulatory policies for residential solar owners in florida and many other states across the country because it allows you to sell any excess solar energy you may have back to the grid.
So while you are out and about during the day and not using much electricity at your house your solar panels can.
Over 40 states allow for some kind of net metering translation.
Here s how you can sell electricity back to the grid.
The florida power and light net metering rate is currently around 10 5 cents per kwh.
This is required to protect fpl employees who may be working on the grid.
The system must shut down when fpl s grid shuts down in order to prevent dangerous back feed on fpl s grid.