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There are many things to consider if you wish to connect generators to Pacific Power's electric grid. We want to help so you can be successful with your interconnection.

The documents on this page can help you get started.

Effective grounding

All private generation systems should be effectively grounded, but we can waive the requirement if the aggregate generation on a circuit is less than 10% of the circuit's minimum load (for solar we use the daytime minimum load).

PDF Effective Grounding for Installers of Net-metered Facilities

PDF Frequently Asked Questions: Effective Grounding for Distributed Energy Resources

Long-term considerations

Installing a solar generation system is a long-term commitment. Use these checklists to help you make decisions as you plan your project.

PDF Long Checklist | Short Checklist (PDF)

wattsmart energy efficiency programs

Energy efficiency is the most cost-effective resource available, so it's a great idea to maximize your facility's efficiency before you install a solar system. We offer cash incentives to help you be wattsmart to save both energy and money.

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