As of January 1, 2019, new solar systems are interconnected to the Broad River Electric system under the Net Billing Rider. A member will receive an excess energy credit of $0.04209/kWh for the energy produced by the system that is not consumed in the home each month.
If you are considering a solar installation at your home, please call 864-206-7128 for more information and visit our Help with Solar page for useful resources.
Members, installers, and solar companies should be aware of Broad River Electric's policies and requirements for interconnected and distributed generation accounts.
- Interconnection agreements & application must be signed by the account holder;
- An interconnection fee of $100 is required before permission to install is granted;
- Broad River Electric must receive documentation from the respective county inspection office before the required dual-register meter is installed;
- Once the meter is installed, permission to operate will be granted.