ED3 SOLAR POWER PROGRAM
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.
Customers who wish to interconnect their solar system to the ED3 electric
grid will be required to complete the Solar Application Packet and
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)
Customers - Please Note:
Solar DG Systems approved
before July 1, 2015, are subject to closed Rider Nos. 3 and
4. Solar DG Systems approved
after July 1, 2015, are
subject to the current Rider No. 8.
(Riders are assigned addendums set forth specifically to describe
the rules and procedures associated with any series of rates and are not
limited to that of the ED3 Solar Power Program.)
A Solar DG System’s current Rider will remain
effective regardless of ownership or location.
Through the District’s application approval and inspection process, these
systems can be moved from one location to another within the ED3 service
Removal of any Solar DG System will be subject to
a Site Inspection and Fee. For
more information and fee amounts, refer to ED3’s Electric Service Guidelines,
Rules and Regulations – Section 26 – Schedule of Charges And Fees.
not responsible for the workmanship or materials of the Customer’s
installation contractor, nor does ED3 inspect the installation of the
system on your roof.
Some Solar generation interconnections
may require a System Engineering Analysis, of which the costs
for this service will be borne by the Customer.
This analysis examines existing infrastructure and ED3’s ability to
take on additional power generation.
For more information and fees, refer to ED3’s Electric Service
Guidelines, Rules and Regulations – Section 27 – Design Deposit Schedule,
or Rider No. 8, included in the ED3 Solar Power Application link below.
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. Applications will be
limited to thirty (30) a month on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Any additional Solar Applications received, will be placed in a
Solar Queue to be approved the following month.
Any projections of the economic attributes of your
system, regardless of the source, are
not approved by or
binding on ED3.
may be subject to future rate changes in accordance with the terms and
policies of ED3’s Electric Service Guidelines – Rules and Regulations.
click here to view a PowerPoint Presentation regarding the Distributed
Energy Generation (DG) Policy.
ED3 Solar Power Application
If you would like to sign up, please print, review, and complete the application packet
at the link above.
For questions, please contact the Solar Coordinator at (520) 424-0418.
Your completed application packet can be
emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or dropped off at either of our office locations
during business hours.
Customer Service Center
19756 N. John Wayne Pkwy, Suite 101
Maricopa, AZ 83139
Main Administration Office
41630 W. Louis Johnson Drive
Maricopa, AZ 85138