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ALJ/MLC/tcg Mailed 12/21/2000
Decision 00-12-037 December 21, 2000
BEFORE THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA
Order Instituting Rulemaking Into Distributed Generation.
(Filed October 21, 1999)
DECISION ADOPTING INTERCONNECTION STANDARDS
This decision approves the Rule 21 language adopted by the California Energy Commission (Energy Commission) on October 25, 2000 in its entirety, as conformed with Decision (D.) 00-11-001. A Model Tariff is set forth in Attachment A that incorporates changes made in D.00-11-001 into the Energy Commission recommendation. A model Interconnection Application Form and agreement are set forth in Attachments B and C.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), San Diego Gas & Electric Company (SDG&E), and Southern California Edison Company (SCE) are directed to file compliance advice letters to replace their existing Rule 21 with the Model Tariff, Interconnection Application Form and Agreement, within 15 days of the effective date of this order. Within 40 days of the effective date of this order, other respondent utilities (Sierra Pacific Power Company (Sierra), Pacificorp, Mountain Utilities, and Bear Valley Electric) are directed to either file a compliance advice letter adopting the Model Tariff, Interconnection Application Form and Agreement, or a compliance filing in this docket demonstrating compelling reasons why the adopted rules, forms, and agreements should not apply to them.