Eight Different Cases for Handling Solar PV in Option C M&V

Now that we have asked these questions, we can identify each of the eight cases, and determine routines that can be followed for each.  For simplicity, I have labelled the cases in the following table.  They will be covered in the Solutions section of this paper.

Rate Case
When Was Solar PV Installed? Utility Buys and Sells kWh at the Same Rate Utility Buys and Sells kWh at Different Rates
Before the ESP Case 1 Case 5
As part of the ESP Case 2 Case 6
As part of the ESP, but ESCO does not measure savings due to solar Case 3 Case 7
By the client during Performance Period of ESP Case 4 Case 8