SECTION 7 - METERING Distributor shall purchase, install, own, operate, and maintain the Generation Meter. Any repairs or replacements of the Generation Meter shall also be provided by Distributor, or its representative. Further, the metering arrangement configuration for measuring the energy output of the Qualifying System shall be determined by Distributor. If said configuration requires replacement of the Billing Meter by a bi-directional meter, Distributor, at no cost to Participant, shall purchase, install, own, operate, and maintain said bi-directional meter. Any future replacement of the Billing Meter or said bi‑directional meter shall be provided by Distributor at Participant’s expense.
If the interconnection of the Qualifying System and installation of either the Generation Meter or Billing Meter requires additional costs in excess of Program reimbursements, the associated net costs shall be at the Participant’s expense. This includes additional grid infrastructure requirements (e.g. transformers) that may be needed to accompany the construction and installation of the Qualifying System.
Upon termination of this Participation Agreement, Distributor and Participant shall cooperate in removing the Generation Meter from the Site. Distributor, at its expense, shall remove the Generation Meter from the Site, and Participant shall cooperate with Distributor, or its representative, for the purpose of such removal.