Brunswick EMC - Net Metering

December 15, 2015



The Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation offers net metering to residential customers with renewable generators up to 10 kW. Eligible technologies include solar photovoltaics, wind, fuel cells, microturbines, and biomass generators. The cooperative reserves the right to cap aggregate net metered capacity at 0.5% of historical peak system load, offering net metering on a first-come, first-served basis.

Net Excess Generation

Net excess generation is credited at the retail rate. Customers are compensated at the retail rate for any excess credit on June 30th of each year, and the balance is set to zero.

Additional Charges and Requirements

Net-metered customers are charged an additional $5.00 monthly interconnection facilities charge and are required to carry a minimum of $100,000 in comprehensive general liability insurance. 

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Regulatory Policy
State: North Carolina
Incentive Type: Net Metering
Web Site:
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Solar Photovoltaics
  • Biomass
  • Wind (Small)
  • Fuel Cells using Renewable Fuels
  • Microturbines
Applicable Utilities: Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation
System Capacity Limit: Residential: lesser of 10 kW or the customer's estimated maximum annual demand
Aggregate Capacity Limit: The cooperative reserves the right to limit net metering capacity to 0.5% of the historical peak system load
Net Excess Generation: Net excess generation is credited at the retail rate; customers are compensated for accumulated credits at the retail rate on June 30th of each year, and the balance is reset to zero.
Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits: Co-op owns RECs
Meter Aggregation: Not allowed


Name: Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation
Address: PO Box 826
Shallotte NC 28459
Phone: (800) 842-5871

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.