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Guides and Specifications for Private Generation

General Guides

Utility Process Guide: For for customers who are planning to install DG projects outside of the Standardized Interconnection Requirement (SIR) process
Solar Photovoltaics Guide: For customers who are considering installing or upgrading solar photovoltaic systems up to 5 MW.
Energy Storage Guide: For customers considering installing or upgrading an Energy Storage System up to 5 MW.
Large Combined Heat and Power Guide: For customers who are either installing or upgrading natural gas-supplied private generation systems that are or will be connected to Con Edison's electric distribution system and are primarily dedicated to supporting customer load.
Fuel Cell Guide: For customers interconnecting fuel cell systems up to 5MW

Blue and Yellow Books

A Customer Guide to Electrical Service Installation – Electric Blue Book
A Customer Guide to Natural Gas Service Installation – Gas Yellow Book

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Community Distributed Generation Projects

Procedural Requirements for Value Stack
Procedural Requirements for Grandfathered and Phase 1 Net-Metering

Value Stack Community Distributed Generation Net Crediting Program

Community Distributed Generation Satellites receive a consolidated bill for their monthly electric charges and Community Distributed Generation subscription fees. Please review the Value Stack Community Distributed Generation Net Crediting Manual for full details and eligibility requirements.

To enroll, please follow the instructions in Section 3 Enrollment of the Value Stack Community Distributed Generation Net Crediting Manual and submit the following documents:

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Electrical Service to Dispersed Generation Customers: Requirements for small and independent power producers with a capacity up to 20 MW. (EO-2115)
Con Edison Default IEEE 1547 Settings: Con Edison requirements for smart inverters and synchronous machines to comply with IEEE 1547-2018 and 1547a-2020. (EO-2115 Supplement)
Generator Operation and Maintenance: Requirements for the operation and maintenance of local generation equipment at your site. (EO-4133)


Network and Non-Network Customer Substation High Tension Design Requirements  (EO-2022)
Customer Operation and Maintenance  (EO-4035)
Interconnection to select Non Network Distribution specifically Auto Loop, 4 kV Grid, Step Down Feeder distribution systems and not primary feeders trunk/main lines also known as feeder proper cable sections.  (EO-10215)

Emergency Generation Switch Load Transfer

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