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How to Interconnect

Review How to Interconnect for general interconnection requirements, technical information and queue position. 

Solar Developer Resources

Colorado Solar Installer Resources for customer sited solar.

New to our Solar Interconnection process? Familiarize yourself with program details and the application process with our 2018 Installer Training (PDF)

Interested in battery storage? Get the details on battery interconnections and the application process with our 2018 Battery Submission Process (PDF)

Net Energy Metering Outside of Solar*Rewards option

Through the Net Energy Metering option, you install solar panels at the home or business and the owner retains the Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) for all the energy produced by the system.

Solar*Rewards Program

Through our incentivized Solar*Rewards® program, you install solar panels at the home or business and the owner receives monthly payments for all the energy the system produces in exchange for RECs.

All solar customers receive net energy metering benefits when the system produces more solar energy than is needed, the extra energy is added to our grid, and to the customer’s virtual solar bank for use in future months. View the Solar Bank Election form to learn more.

2020 Solar*Rewards Program Opening Dates

2020-2021 Renewable Energy Compliance Plan was adopted by the Public Utilities Commission of the State of Colorado on April 28, 2020. Below are the requirements for the programs that will be offered during the two year Plan. Programs opens 10am MT on all dates.

New! Solar systems 10 kW DC and under are not required to have a production meter. New! Solar systems 10 kW DC and under are not required to have a production meter.
Solar*Rewards Small Program (.05 kW - 25 kW) Solar*Rewards Small Program (.05 kW - 25 kW)
Solar*Rewards Medium Program (25.01 kW - 500 kW) Solar*Rewards Medium Program (25.01 kW - 500 kW)
Solar*Rewards Large Program (Request for Proposals) Solar*Rewards Large Program (Request for Proposals)

Please sign up for our mailing list to be notified of the RFP release information and program updates.

Get Started

Log into the Solar Program Application Portal to access and make changes to your application information.

Application Portal

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What's a REC? What's a REC?
Is the Ownership of the solar system or home changing? Is the Ownership of the solar system or home changing?
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Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions

Program Information, Forms, Sample Documents, and Battery Storage

Engineering One-line Diagram (PDF)

Engineering Site Plan (PDF)

Interconnection Agreement (PDF)

REC Contract (PDF)

Note: The SAMPLE documents have been provided for informational purposes only. There are slight variances between Customer-owned and Third-party owned documents. These documents will not be accepted as valid for any reason under regular program operations.

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Additional Resources

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Energy Saving Tip

Rather than crank up your heat in the winter, keep your thermostat at a moderate level and bundle up. (Who doesn't love fuzzy slippers?)

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Break Ground, Not the Law

Always call 811 before digging in your yard to avoid hitting buried gas or electric lines. Not only is it the safe thing to do, but it's the law.