Applying for Private Generation Interconnection
Interconnection Forms and Documentation (<5 MW)
Effective April 21, 2023: Updated/Redline New York State Standardized Interconnection Requirements (SIR)
The New York State Standardized Interconnection Requirements (Appendix F) describe all information needed to complete your application. Please review them to avoid delay on your project.
Standardized Contract for Federal Agencies, Appendix A-1 (PDF): Interconnection Agreement for use with federal agencies, as set forth in the Appendix. This Interconnection Agreement is referred to as “Appendix A-1” of the SIR and allows federal agencies to interconnect distributed generation and energy storage systems located at their New York facilities.
For easy, step-by-step instructions, follow the simplified process flow chart (PDF).
Upload all applications and project information through Con Edison's Power Clerk web portal.
Small DG Projects for Interconnection requests less than or equal to 50kW.
Pre-application and Large DG Projects for Interconnection requests greater than 50kW–5MW. To submit a request for an optional Pre-Application Report (Appendix D), please select “New – All Other Requests.”
Distribution Engineering Cost Guide contains typical costs to perform a Coordinated Electric System Interconnection Review.
Cost Sharing 2.0 - DG Encumbered Lines List Per the Cost Sharing 2.0 Order issued April 14, 2022, this list identifies "DG/ESS Encumbered Lines," where a Triggering Project applicant has made its first payment and subsequent projects would be subject to Sharing Project rules when applying for interconnection on the line.
Cost Sharing 2.0 – FAQs Frequently Asked Questions concerning the implementation of the Cost Sharing 2.0 mechanism described in the NYSIR.
CESIR Pass/Fail Reports - Report Archive.
Order Modifying Separate Site Requirements Public Service Commission’s (Commission) requirements for determining whether two or more projects are deemed sufficiently “separate” to comply with the 5 megawatt (MW) capacity limit for Value Stack compensation under the Value of Distributed Energy Resources (VDER) tariffs.
- Distributed Generation Documentation Checklist (PDF)
- Customer authorization letter (PDF)
- Standardized Contract, Appendix A, page 37 (PDF)
- If you are installing an inverter-based system: Appendix B, page 61 (PDF)
- If you are installing a non-inverter based system: Appendix C, page 65 (PDF)
- All technical drawings and equipment specifications as required. Refer to Distributed Generation System Diagram Checklist (PDF)
- Contractor Certification for Verification Test (PDF) for self-certified PV system of 50 kW or less
- Solar Verification Testing and Inspection Checklist (PDF) for solar installations above 50kW
- 25 Percent Construction Payment Task List — Appendix B
Service and Rate Application Forms
- Net metering, going on standby, or buy-back: General Rules Form G, Leaf: 382
- Form G equivalent for NYPA customers only: Application For Value Stack Tariff Or Standby Service And/Or Buy-Back Service For PASNY Customers
- Community Distributed Generation Procedural Requirements for Value Stack (file will automatically download)
- Community DG Procedural Requirements - Grandfathered Net-Metering and Phase 1 Net-Metering (file will automatically download)
- Gas service for a combined heat and power project: Rider H application form (PDF)
- Residential gas service for a combined heat and power project: Rider J application form (PDF)
- Remote Crediting Allocation form (file will automatically download)