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New York Interconnection Standards

Date Last Updated8/13/2014
Policy TypeInterconnection Standard
Policy Administrator/Contact OfficeNew York Public Service Commission (PSC)
Policy Initiation Date12/31/1999
Policy SummaryNew York PSC adopted uniform interconnection standards that apply to CHP. The Standard Interconnection Requirements (SIR) have been amended several times, most recently in March 2013. The SIR apply to New York's six investor-owned local electric utilities
CHP Eligibility RequirementsBoth fossil-fueled and renewably-fueled CHP systems are eligible for standardized interconnection.
Eligible Project Size (MW)Standardized interconnection applies to systems up to 2 MW.
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