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Distributed Energy Interconnection Procedures, Best Practices For Consideration

Date Last Updated4/17/2013
Policy TypeInterconnection Standard
State/FederalU.S./Federal
Policy Administrator/Contact OfficeDepartment Of Energy (DOE)
Policy Initiation Date3/15/2007
Policy SummarySection 1254 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct) requires each State regulatory authority to determine whether to require interconnection service to any consumer the utility serves who has on-site generation by August 8, 2007. The Distributed Energy
CHP Eligibility RequirementsThe procedures apply to distributed energy technologies of all sizes including CHP.
Eligible Project Size (MW)Does Not Specify
Resource Website(s) http://www1.eere.energy.gov/solar/pdfs/
doe_interconnection_best_practices.pdf
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