Indiana Administrative Code
Title 170 - INDIANA UTILITY REGULATORY COMMISSION
Article 4 - ELECTRIC UTILITIES
Rule 4.2 - Net Metering
Section 4.2-1 - Definitions
Current through June 21, 2023
Authority: IC 8-1-1-3
Affected: IC 8-1-2-1; IC 8-1-37-4
(a) The definitions in this section apply throughout this rule.
(b) "Commission" means the Indiana utility regulatory commission.
(c) "Customer" means a person, firm, corporation, municipality, or other government agency that has agreed, orally or otherwise, to pay for electric service received from an investor-owned electric utility.
(d) "Eligible net metering energy resource" means the following:
(e) "In good standing" means a customer:
(f) "Interconnection" or "interconnected" means the physical, parallel connection of a net metering facility with a distribution facility of an investor-owned electric utility.
(g) "Investor-owned electric utility" means a utility:
(h) "Name plate capacity" means the full-load continuous rating of a generator under specified conditions as designated by the manufacturer. For an inverter-based net metering facility, name plate capacity means the aggregate output rating of all inverters in the facility, measured in kW.
(i) "Net metering" means measurement of the difference between the electricity that is supplied by the investor-owned electric utility to a net metering customer and the electricity that is supplied back to the investor-owned electric utility by a net metering customer.
(j) "Net metering customer" means a customer in good standing that owns and operates an eligible net metering energy resource facility that:
(k) "Net metering facility" means an arrangement of equipment for the production of electricity from an eligible net metering energy resource, that is owned and operated by a net metering customer.
(l) "Parallel" means the designed operation of the net metering facility, interconnection equipment, and the investor-owned electric utility's system where the instantaneous flow of electrical energy may automatically occur in either direction across the interconnection point between the net metering facility and the investor-owned electric utility's distribution system.
(m) "System emergency" means a condition on an investor-owned electric utility's system reasonably likely to result in at least one (1) of the following:
Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission; 170 IAC 4-4.2-1; filed Oct 22, 2004, 11:00 a.m.: 28 IR 786; readopted filed Nov 12, 2010, 2:53 p.m.: 20101208-IR-170100605RFA; filed Jun 16, 2011, 8:44 a.m.: 20110713-IR-170100662FRA; errata filed Aug 2, 2011, 2:16 p.m.: 20110817-IR-170100662ACA; readopted filed Aug 2, 2013, 2:16 p.m.: 20130828-IR-170130227RFA
Readopted filed 4/11/2019, 9:04 a.m.: 20190508-IR-170190136RFA