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Smaller Generators

If you are considering the option of connecting a solar energy system to PECO's electric distribution system, you must meet certain requirements before moving forward. In general, this section applies to smaller generators (e.g., residential power projects).

Procedures and Requirements

Please follow the procedures and requirements for connecting small generator facilities to the PECO transmission or distribution system. A service and meter form and the appropriate interconnection application is required.

Interconnection Guidelines

For small generators with applications rated at 50 kW or less, see PECO's "Yellow Book" Requirements for Parallel Operation for customers with generation not exceeding 50kW (pdf).

For large generators with applications rated at greater than 50 kW, see PECO's "Gray Book" Interconnection Requirements for Parallel Operation for generation greater than 50 kW (pdf) for guidelines for interconnection of generators to PECO's distribution system.

Generally speaking, distributed generation facilities that are certified by nationally recognized testing laboratories and meet certain standards of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Underwriters' Laboratory, and the National Electrical Code, may qualify for interconnection under an expedited review process provided for in Levels 1 – 3. Please see Pennsylvania Public Utility Code – Title 52, Chapter 75 (Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards) for specific qualification requirements (screens) for each interconnection level.

Application Fees

Application fees vary by interconnection level. View fee table (pdf).

An application fee is charged for each interconnection application submitted. Applications received by PECO without payment will not be entered into the interconnection process for review by PECO.

Interconnection Applications and Agreements

Interconnection applications are required for all private generator facilities connecting to PECO's distribution system. Typically, contractors complete and submit the application on behalf of customers. The application asks for technical information that an experienced contractor will know how to provide.

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To apply for interconnection via email, download the appropriate form below and submit to pecodistributedenergy@exeloncorp.com.

*Applicants seeking to install generation approaching 2,000 kW or larger should contact PECO at 1-833-732-6334 for guidance in determining the appropriate application process.

Completed applications also can be mailed to PECO with the associated fees (check or money order only; do not send cash) to the following address:

PECO
Attn: Distributed Energy Group
1050 W. Swedesford Rd.
Berwyn, PA 19312

Once your application has been entered into our system, you may track the progress of your project via our project tracker. Please note: To view your project, the email address you or your contractor enters as part of the application must match the email address you use to sign in to your My Account at PECO.com.

Questions? Email our Distributed Energy Group or call 1-833-732-6334.

Related Services and Information

Metering Information

Please refer to the following documents for meter information for certain net metering facilities:

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