Facility Connection Requirements

Facility Connection Requirements

These procedures and requirements shall apply to all new Projects (Generation over 100kw and/or new loads over 5000kw) that wish to connect to the Cowlitz PUD System. Additionally, these requirements shall apply to all facility expansions or substantive modifications of existing facilities currently connected to the Cowlitz PUD System.

Note: generating facilities with peak generating capability less than 100 kW should follow the procedures contained in Cowlitz PUD's "Interconnection Standards Policy - Interconnection of Electric Generators (Generating Capacity of Not More Than 100 Kilowatts)", and new end-use loads with Maximum Demand less than 5000 kW should follow the procedures contained in Cowlitz PUD's Electric Tariffs.

Facility Interconnection Overview
Interconnection Procedures
Technical Req for Generators and Utility Interconnections
Technical Req for Load Service
Large Non-utility Generator Protection Req
Small Non-utility Generator Protection Req
PUD Exceptions to Req
Interconnection Ownership
PUD Connection and Operating Agreement