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How do I tie a PV system and a generator into a building supply if I am paralleling co-gen units and PV systems into a single building service?

Flying Hippo / June 1, 2016

Connecting a distributed generation system to the electric utility grid requires a design and installation compatible with the utility company policies and the National Electric Code. Persons seeking to connect a distributed system in parallel to their utility company need to notify in advance and make an application for interconnection with the utility company servicing the meter. The application for interconnection requires equipment specifications and the electrical one-line design which should be prepared by a qualified engineer or contractor.

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