Generate Your Own Power

NEW! Apply for Rule 21 Export Projects (Form 79-1145) using our online application form.

NEW! Apply for Rule 21 Non-Export Projects (Form 79-974) using our online application form.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company has assembled a team to help you hook up your generator quickly, safely and efficiently. We're here to help guide you through the interconnection process and keep you running smoothly.

NOTE: All storage generating facilities seeking an interconnection should Apply for Rule 21 application for Non-Export and NEM-Paired systems (79-974) using our online application form.

Interconnection Application forms will be changing to include new data required per Appendix A of CPUC Decision 14-11-001 on:

  • Standard NEM: July 6, 2015
  • All Other NEM: May 5, 2015

Selling Power to the grid

If you are interested in selling power to the grid, see our Wholesale page.

If you are a Qualifying Facility and want to convert to Merchant status see Qualifying Facilities Converting to Merchant Status.

Renewable Energy (including Solar)

See our California Solar Initiative page for info on incentives for photovoltaic (solar) generating systems.

For information on other state renewable energy incentive programs see the California Energy Commission's web site.

See also the Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency web site.

For information about solar energy see our Solar Energy page.

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory web site also has information about renewable energy.

How to Contact Us

You can email us at or leave a message at our hotline: 415-972-5676.
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