October 31, 2007 admin

Texas Distributed Energy Generation


Cogenerating Power And Selling Excess Energy Back On The Grid

For homes and businesses who have a windmill or other power generating device they use to generate their own power you have a few options when it comes to your Texas utility. You can have a parralel operation of your wind turbine along with the electricity you receive from the utility.

Texas PUCT Public Utility Commission Of Texas

The state of Texas PUCT (Public Utility Commission) has stated rules in place for those who wish to create their own electricity in tandem with what they receive from the utility. Excess power can be fed back into the utilities power infrastructure which will reduce the amount you pay on your electric bill.

Cogeneration Rules

The PUC rules are listed below:

  1. Substantive Rule §25.211 Interconnection of On-Site Distributed Generation (DG),
  2. Substantive Rule §25.212 Technical Requirements for Interconnection Of On-site Distributed Generation (DG). �
    These rules can be found at this hyperlink



In order to have parallel operation of your electricity generation and the utilities you will need to complete the needed state PUCT Application for Interconnection by following the link above. Fees will be charged to study the home or business premises in order to set up the interconnectivity of the home or business with the utilities infrastructure.

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