San Antonio City Public Service (CPS Energy) - Net Metering

February 17, 2023


Eligibility and Availability

Net metering is available to customers of CPS Energy. There is no aggregate capacity limit or maximum system size. There are also no commissioning fees or facilities charges for customers.

CPS Energy offers a rebate incentive to residential and commercial customers who enroll in net metering.

Net Excess Generation

At the end of each billing period, CPS Energy pays the customer-generator for net excess generation at its avoided cost rate via a credit to the monthly bill.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Local
Category: Regulatory Policy
State: Texas
Incentive Type: Net Metering
Web Site:
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Solar Photovoltaics
Applicable Utilities: CPS Energy
System Capacity Limit: None
Aggregate Capacity Limit: None
Net Excess Generation: Customer-generator reimbursed at avoided cost rate.
Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits: CPS Energy (if customer signs up through rebate program)
Meter Aggregation: Not specified

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.