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ED3 SOLAR POWER PROGRAM
INTERCONNECTION INFORMATION

 Please note that there have been updates to the Solar Program and Application Packet.

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 be eligible under the previous rebate program ($.05 / WATT DC per-customer with a maximum rebate limit of $250.00).

NEW APPLICANTS AFTER JANUARY 1, 2015:

Customers who wish to interconnect their solar system to the ED3 electric grid will be required to complete the Solar Application Packet and approval process.*

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.

SOLAR DISTRIBUTED GENERATION (“SOLAR DG”) SYSTEM SIZES:

Minimum:  1,000 Watts DC.

Residential Maximum:  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 analysis.

ALL SOLAR CUSTOMERS - PLEASE NOTE:

        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. 


Please review the documents below for information
regarding our current program policies.

ED3 Solar Power Application Packet

For questions please contact Larry Yates at (520) 424-0417
or the Solar Coordinator at (520) 424-0418
.


If you would like to sign up, please print, review, and complete the above application packet.

Please review the eligibility requirements carefully. If you are unsure if you qualify, please call.

Your completed application packet can be faxed, mailed or dropped off at either of our office locations.

FAX: (520) 423-4949

MAILING ADDRESS:
41630 W. Louis Johnson Dr., Maricopa, AZ 85138.

DROP OFF LOCATIONS:

Customer Service Center
19756 N. John Wayne Pkwy, Suite 101
Maricopa, AZ 83139

Main Administration Office
41630 W. Louis Johnson Drive
Maricopa, AZ 85138