All applicable documents and forms outlined below are required for all 2016 applications. Please reference the 2016 SGIP Handbook for detailed descriptions, applicable technologies and an in-depth program overview.

Handbook and application process overview

2016 Self Generation Incentive Program (SGIP) Handbook
Download: 2016 SGIP Handbook (PDF, 2.02 MB)

  1. Completed Reservation Request Form
    Reservation Request Application and Checklist
  2. Application Fee
  3. Equipment Specifications
  4. Proof of Utility Service / Load Documentation
  5. Preliminary Monitoring Plan
  6. Minimum Operating Efficiency Worksheet with Backup Documentation
    Minimum Operating Efficiency Worksheet
    Residential Minimum Operating Efficiency Worksheet
  7. Proof of Adequate Fuel or Waste Energy Resource
  1. Completed Proof of Project Milestone Form
    Proof of Project Milestone Form and Checklist
  2. Copy of RFP or Equivalent
  3. Copy of Executed Contract or Agreement for Installation
  4. Energy Efficiency Audit
  5. Proposed Monitoring Plan
  6. Proof of Fuel Contract and Documentation
    Directed Biogas Attestation Letter
    Renewable Fuel Affidavit
    Waste Gas Affidavit
  1. Completed Incentive Claim Form
    Incentive Claim Form
  2. Proof of Authorization to Interconnect
  3. Project Cost Affidavit and Breakdown Worksheet
    Project Cost Breakdown Affidavit
  4. Final Permits
  5. Substantiations
  6. Planned Maintenance Coordination Letter
    Planned Maintenance Letter
  7. Final Monitoring Schematic
  8. Energy Efficiency Measure Installation Affidavit and/or Non-feasibility Documentation
    Energy Efficiency Affidavit

Additional forms and resources

SGIP participants may be eligible for an additional 20 percent incentive if they qualify as a California Supplier. Please use the California Supplier Projects Form for all requests to be considered for the California supplier status by the SGIP working group.

Projects over 30 kW in size are required to contract with a Performance Data Provider (PDP) for data collection and Performance Based Incentive (PBI) purposes. Providers interested in becoming a PDP should review the PDP File Format Spec and complete the PDP Application Questionnaire detailing their ability to meet the PDP requirements.

SGIP Program Modification Guideline (PMG)
For Applicants who would like to propose new technologies or program rule modifications to the Working Group and the CPUC for careful and complete consideration in an efficient manner. Request Form is included in the PMG.

Program Modification Request Form

SGIP offers incentives for qualifying advanced energy storage (AES) projects that meet a program goal to increase deployment of distributed generation and energy storage systems.

Handbook and forms archive