Solar Pv system installation procedures

Updated 08/01/2020



Effective January 1, 2017, Senate Bill 1 (Murray, Chapter 132, Statues of 2006), the California Solar Initiative (CSI) expired and no additional rebate applications will be accepted after this date.
 

Overview

Azusa Light and Water finds a utility partnership with its customers to be very important. To better serve its customers, Azusa Light and Water has designed a simple process for installing distributed solar photovoltaic systems.
 
 
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Azusa Light and Water does not endorse, nor does Azusa Light and Water have any partnerships or affiliations with, any specific solar installation company.

Step One


Customer and Contractor must review and sign the California Solar Consumer Protection Guide.

Step Two


Customer chooses a contractor to help identify system needs, cost, and complete the system design.


Step Three


Installer is required to review, sign and follow the numbered instructions in the appropriate Solar Process Flow Chart (NEM for systems 10 kW or less, and CEM for systems greater than 10 kW but less than 1 MW) located in the California Solar Consumer Protection Guide appendices.



A.
Solar Process Flow Chart for Residential System 10 kW or Less


Net Generation Buy-Back Rate (for systems 10 kW or less)
This schedule defines an incentive to customers for installation of distributed generation systems with generation capacity of 10 kW or less, to comply with Assembly Bill 510.

Interconnection and Net Metering Agreement for generating facility of 10 kW or less 

Schedule NGP


B. Solar Process Flow Chart for Commercial Systems or Residential Systems Greater than 10 kW


Co-Energy Metering Time-of-Use Generation Buy-Back Rate (for systems greater than 10 kW and less than 1.0 MW)
These schedules define the incentive to customers for distributed generation systems with generation capacity of greater than 10 kW and less than 1.0 MW.

Interconnection and Co-Energy Metering Agreement 
for generating facility of greater than 10 kW and less than 1.0 MW 

Schedule CEM - Co-Energy Metering

Schedule TOU - Time-of-Use