Customer Generation

Rooftop solar installation

To help meet our customers' electricity needs, Pacific Power is committed to using reliable, cost-effective, renewable energy sources. We partner with our customers to ensure safe and reliable interconnection of customer-owned private generation systems with the electric grid.

Smaller Projects

Before you install private solar

Investing in a small generation system may require a large upfront expense and future maintenance commitment. The checklist below can help you determine if a small generation system is right for you.

PDF Rooftop Solar Checklist

Private energy credits & net metering

Small generation systems are monitored through a net meter, which allows us to track the excess solar power you produce and how much electricity you use. 

Learn more about net metering and technical requirements »

Incentives may be available for your project

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Larger Projects

Partial requirements

If you want to generate electricity from renewable or nonrenewable resources to cover a portion of your needs, but still want the reassurance that Pacific Power's system will be ready to serve, then a Partial Requirements agreement may be right for you.

Qualifying Facilities

If you are planning a larger generation project – greater than 25 kW – and plan to sell power to Pacific Power, information is available on qualifying facilities, grid connection requests and market-based incentives.