Your generation facility must generate electricity from a renewable energy source that is wind, water, solar irradiation, or agricultural biomass.
To ensure safe and effective connection of microgeneration systems to the Electric Utility Distribution System, a Guide for Interconnection has been prepared. The guide book outlines the installation and operation of a microgeneration system in the Medicine Hat electric service area.
Homeowner’s considering the installation of a microgeneration system are required to obtain an electric permit through the Planning, Building and Development Department (403.529.8374) in addition to meeting the protocol requirements.
- How to Apply for Microgeneration Connection (PDF)
- Microgeneration Single Line Diagram (PDF)
- Microgeneration Application Form (PDF)
A fee of $450 applies to all microgeneration applications as of July 1, 2017.
Payment must be received before the bi-directional meter is installed.
- Net Billing Connection Agreement for Microgenerators (PDF)