Renewable Energy Interconnections

6 Steps to Completing Your Interconnection Project

1. Request Your Usage History and Get Contractor Quotes

Tips for Hiring a Solar Contractor (PDF)

Go Solar California has calculator tools to help you estimate the cost, payback and electricity production of a solar system.

2. Submit Your Application to The PSREC Interconnection Department

Member or contractor submits complete application. Includes system design, electrical one line drawing, and applicable fees.

Application Instructions and Checklist (PDF)

Instrucciones de aplicacion solar y lista de verificacion (PDF)

Interconnection of Distributed Resources Policy and Procedures Manual (PDF)

Interconexion de Recursos Distribuidos Politica y Manual de Procedimientos (PDF)

3. Application Review

PSREC reviews application for completeness and accuracy. Any necessary corrections must be made by member or contractor. The review process generally takes around 15 days.

4. System Installation

Contractor installs the system.

5. City or County Conducts Building Code Inspection

Member or contractor obtains local jurisdiction inspection. Be sure to send notification to PSREC.

6. PSREC Inspection and Meter Change Out

PSREC personnel will inspect the system to ensure compliance with PSREC standards and change meter to a bi-directional meter.