Electric Generation Interconnection

Generate Your Own Power

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

What do you want to do with the power you generate?

If you're considering any type of self-generation project, PG&E’s Electric Generation Interconnection (EGI) team can help you navigate the process of interconnecting to the electric grid. Whether your project is rooftop solar energy for your own use, a large wind farm, or anything in between, we're here to help guide you through the process to ensure to your generator is connected quickly, safely, and efficiently.

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.
      >> Want to generate electricity for your home or business? Go to the Retail Electric Generation Interconnection landing page.

      >> Want to generate electricity exclusively to sell to PG&E as a qualifying facility? Go to the Retail Electric Generation Interconnection landing page.

      >> Interested in selling power in excess of what you use to PG&E or on the open market via PG&E's distribution or transmission network? Go to the Wholesale Generation Interconnection landing page.

PG&E designed this site to make it easy for both customers and contractors to complete the generation interconnection process. On the site, you'll find these items, and more:
  • Introductory information on the different types of self-generation
  • Instructions for completing your interconnection application
  • FAQ, a glossary of terms and additional resources to help you understand the interconnection process
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 gen@pge.com.

If you'd like to learn more about national renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies, practices, science and engineering, visit the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory website.
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