Electric Generation Interconnection: Interconnecting to the PG&E Grid

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Storage devices should be treated as generators for Rule 21 interconnection purposes.


Are you thinking about generating your own electricity for your home or business? Are you interested in selling power to PG&E or on the open market? If you're considering any type of self-generation project, the Electric Generation Interconnection (EGI) Department can help you navigate the process of interconnecting to the PG&E electric grid--whether your project is rooftop solar energy for your own use, a large wind farm that generates power for sale under the California Independent System Operator, or anything in between.

PG&E designed this site to make it easy for both customers and contractors to complete the generation interconnection process. To help get you started, you'll find these items, and more:

  • Introductory information on the different types of self-generation
  • Getting started guides and process flow information
  • Instructions for completing your interconnection application
  • FAQ, a Glossary of Terms and additional resources to help you understand the interconnection process

The type of self-generation system you install and what you plan to do with the power you generate will determine which generation path is right for you. Use our interactive decision tree to help you make that determination.

Of course, if you can't find what you need on this site, you can always contact PG&E. Our EGI team members are happy to help. You'll find contact information on the pages specific to your type of project, or email mailto:gen@pge.com