Am I eligible?

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Am I eligible?

Whether you are eligible for the scheme depends on a number of factors. A customer will not be entitled to the export payment until they meet the eligibility criteria set out below.

For customers with a smart meter already installed.

  • They must complete an NC6 form with ESBN

For customers with a 24hr (MCC01, MCC12, MCC16) meter currently in place.

  • They must have a smart meter installed by ESBN and will be eligible for payment once installed.
  • They must complete an NC6 form with ESBN

For customers with other meter types (excluding 24hr meters & smart meters)

  • ESBN will provide a deemed export (detailed below)
  • They must complete an NC6 form with ESBN

Any customer with a smart meter will have actual export to the grid measured and will be paid accordingly. All other customers will be paid according to a deemed (estimated) export value.

*If a customer has refused or refuses the installation of a smart meter, then they will not be eligible for a deemed export profile (see below). If a customer has refused or refuses the installation of a smart meter and now wants to avail of the scheme, they must request the installation of a smart meter, this can be done through their supplier or ESBN .

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