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Requirements for Distributed Generation (DG) System

Distributed Generation (DG) refers to small-scale power generation (i.e. solar, wind, other) at a Customer’s home, or business, used to reduce the Customer’s need for power from the utility power grid. Below are the requirements and the documentation that must be submitted in order to “interconnect” with the electrical supply provided by the Kerrville Public Utility Board (KPUB). 

1. Agreement for Interconnection and Parallel Operation of Distributed Generation. This Agreement between KPUB and the Customer is for the purpose of interconnecting the Customer’s electric generating system with KPUB’s electric distribution system and operating the Customer system in parallel with KPUB’s distribution system. Click here to download the Agreement. 

2. Application for Interconnection and Parallel Operation of Distributed Generation This Application for Interconnection is to be completed by the Customer and the Customer’s DG system installer.  Approval of the application is contingent upon the Customer executing the Agreement and the complete submittal of all documentation required per the application. Click here to download the Application. 

Service shall be supplied and used in accordance with the terms and conditions of the following: 

Distributed Generation, Rider DG 

Texas Public Utility Commission (PUC) Substantive Rule §25.211 

  • Substantive Rules Applicable to Electric Service Providers.  Chapter 25.211 Interconnection of On-Site Distributed Generation (DG).  The purpose of this section is to clearly state the terms and conditions that govern the interconnection and parallel operation of on-site distributed generation. Click here to download TPUC Rule §25.211. 

Texas Public Utility Commission (PUC) Substantive Rule §25.212 

  • Substantive Rules Applicable to Electric Service Providers.  Chapter 25.212 Interconnection of On-Site Distributed Generation (DG).  The purpose of this section is to describe the requirements and procedures for safe and effective connection and operation of distributed generation. Click here to download TPUC Rule §25.212.