Categoría: FAQ

What is Net Metering?

January 26th, 2016

This is a program that only applies to customers who own generation based on renewable energy sources. Net Metering is a way to compensate the customer for the energy that it exports to the system of electricity distribution company (EDE) using a renewable energy source. The customer counter records separately the energy consumed and exported by it. At the end of each billing period, the EDE estimated net consumption of customer kilowatt hours (kWh) as follows: net = kWh kWh kWh exported consumers.

You can achieve a net metering contract anywhere in the country?

January 26th, 2016

Yes. Never mind that the electricity distributor is not one of the EDE’s. The 57-07 law requires all distributors, government or private to provide net metering client who qualify. (This includes, House, Cap Cana, Las Terrenas, among others).

What are the requirements to qualify for net metering contract?

January 26th, 2016

-Use Predominantly solar, wind and biomass and other renewable energy sources
No more Ability 25KW generator for residential customers and 1 MW for commercial customers, industrial, agricultural, educational or hospital doctors.

-The System is installed on should the customer’s premises.

His operation must be compatible with existing distribution installations distributor.

It -Cumplirá with the standards and specifications on minimum efficiency requirements set by the CNE (National Energy Commission and the SIE (Superintendencia de Electricidad) or government body designated for this purpose.

-You must be installed by a licensed engineer in accordance with current regulations that apply, including the provision of this regulation and the regulation of interconnection.

-You must have the manufacturer or vendor warranty of 5 years or more.

He primarily used to offset, in whole or in part, the energy demand of the customer

-All Installation incorporating control and mitigation measures and noise emissions, as applicable.

How many years of warranty and investors have panels?

January 26th, 2016

-All Our panels have 25 year warranty given by the manufacturer. Regarding investors, this depends on the type of inverter technology. The stations have a 5 year warranty. The String having 10 to 15-year warranty. The micro inverters have 25 years warranty.

Are fuel injection systems store energy for the night?

January 26th, 2016

-Do not. These systems generate energy only during the hours that provide solar radiation. As direct injection, they are working together with its supply of CDEE. During the day the goal is to generate enough power to meet demand and export energy to the external network. You get a credit for those KWh then be used on the night of the EDE’s.

You can store energy in batteries in direct injection systems?

January 26th, 2016

No. Whether such serious hybrid system. If the hybrid lets you do both simultaneously.

Do these systems have financing available?

January 26th, 2016

Yes, and our country has several financial institutions within its loan portfolio are funding these projects.

Is there a tax incentive for these solar power systems?

January 26th, 2016

Yes. The 57-07 law gives incentive 40% of the total cost of
panels and inverters. This amount will be deducted over a period of 3 years.

Can SolidWorks manage the entire application process net metering contract?

January 26th, 2016

Yes, we provide all our managing all documents and certifications necessary for the execution of this contract.

What is the lifetime of these solar systems?

January 26th, 2016

-The Lifetime of direct injection systems are 30 years of life.