ED3 SOLAR POWER PROGRAM
ON DECEMBER 22, 2014, TO BE EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2015, ED3 IS NO LONGER
OFFERING A SOLAR REBATE FOR CUSTOMERS INSTALLING SOLAR DG SYSTEMS.
EXISTING APPLICANTS PLEASE NOTE:
ONLY CUSTOMERS WITH
EXISTING APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED TO ED3 PRIOR TO JANUARY 1, 2015, WITH THE
COMPLETION OF THEIR INSTALLATION AND INSPECTION BY ED3 OF THEIR SOLAR
SYSTEM ON OR BEFORE MARCH 1, 2015, WILL STILL BE ELIGIBLE UNDER THE
PREVIOUS REBATE PROGRAM ($.05 / WATT DC PER-CUSTOMER WITH A MAXIMUM REBATE
LIMIT OF $250.00).
FOR QUESTIONS PLEASE CONTACT SOLAR COORDINATOR AT(520) 424-0418 OR LARRY
YATES AT (520) 424-0417
NEW APPLICANTS AFTER JANUARY 1, 2015:
ALL SOLAR CUSTOMERS WHO WISH TO INTERCONNECT THEIR SOLAR SYSTEM TO THE ED3
ELECTRIC GRID WILL BE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE THE SOLAR APPLICATION AND
Please note that there have been updates to the Solar Program and
The ED3 Solar Program is limited to customers served by ED3, who
purchase power and energy provided by ED3, and whose solar generation
systems are qualified to deliver power and energy back to ED3.
ALL Solar customers who wish to interconnect their solar system to
the ED3 Electric Grid will be required to complete the Solar Application
and Approval Process.*
DISTRIBUTED GENERATION (“SOLAR DG”) SYSTEM SIZES:
1,000 Watts DC.
10 kW (ten kilowatts)
Small General Service Maximum:
20 kW (twenty kilowatts)
Some Solar generation
interconnections may require a System Engineering Analysis,
the cost of which will be borne by the Customer.
An initial System Engineering Analysis Fee of $500 (five hundred
dollars) will be required to begin the study.
Any additional analysis costs will be billed to the Customer in
advance and any unused amounts will be returned upon completion of the
ALL SOLAR CUSTOMERS - PLEASE
Customer Applications which are placed in the ED3 Solar Queue are subject
to any and all revisions to the requirements of the ED3 Solar Program and
Application Process during their time in the Solar Queue.
· Distributed Generation Fixed Cost Recovery Charge – A monthly DGFCR charge
shall be applied based on the nameplate kW-DC power rating of the
distributed generation facility. This charge shall not apply to
customers that (1) installed a distributed generation facility through
ED3’s interconnection process prior to January 1, 2014 or (2) submitted an
application for interconnection and a signed contract with an installer to
ED3 prior to that date.
ED3 is not responsible for the workmanship or materials of
the Customer’s installation contractor.
ED3 does not inspect the
installation of the system on your roof.
For information on Contractors that specifically deal with solar
installations, you can find information on the Arizona Solar Energy
Industries Association website. Click on the following link http://www.arizonasolarindustry.org and
click on Members.
Please review the documents below for information
regarding our current program policies.