WASHINGTON, D.C. – Saying it will help to spur solar deployment nationwide, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) praised a new rule approved today by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) that will expedite and reduce the cost of solar project interconnection, while maintaining the reliability and safety of the electric grid.
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RE: D.P.U. No. 12‐120
Investigation by the Department of Public Utilities on its own motion regarding the service quality guidelines established in Service Quality Standards for Electric Distribution Companies
and Local Gas Distribution Companies, D.T.E. 99‐84 (2001) and amended in Service Quality Standards for Electric Distribution Companies and Local Gas Distribution Companies, D.T.E. 04‐
This report recommends reforms to federal and state interconnection procedures to meet the demands of a growing national marketplace for solar photovoltaic (PV) and other small renewable generators that interconnect to electric distribution systems.
Presentation to New Jersey Board of Public Utilities IX/NEM Working Group on June 7, 2012.
SEIA letter to FERC in response to comments from CA utilities on the SEIA interconnection proposal sent on May 8, 2012.
A FERC order to modify PJM's rules on interconnection represents significant win for solar.
SEIA filed an answer to comments and protests from utilities on its interconnection filing on April 11, 2012.
This study report reviews four sets of interconnection procedures that regulators often consider when developing state and local procedures. As a framework for review, the report uses the grading criteria developed by the Network for New Energy Choices (NNEC) and used that organization’s review of state interconnection procedures.
SEIA requests that the Commission provide a solar-only alternative to the 15 percent screen, and invites PJM to participate in the rulemaking process should the Commission initiate one.
WASHINGTON - The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) submitted a petition today requesting a rulemaking to update Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) interconnection standards for small photovoltaic generation. The filing targets certain provisions of the "Standardization of Small Generator Interconnection Agreements and Procedures" or "Order No. 2006," which was established in 2005.