Connection of Qualifying Facility Distributed Generation Resources

Connection of Qualifying Facility Distributed Generation Resources

Algona Municipal Utilities is committed to providing clean energy for our customers and our future. AMU actively pursues clean energy projects which can be cost effectively added into our generation portfolio and distributed generation from a qualifying facility is such a resource.

Distributed Generation (DG) refers to power generation at the point of consumption. The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 18, Part 292, provides regulations under sections 201 and 210 of the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA) with regard to small production and cogeneration. Those regulations stipulate that AMU must interconnect with a Qualifying Facility (QF).

AMU has developed the documents below to assist customers desiring to interconnect customer-owned distributed generation resources with AMU's electric distribution system. Customers are encouraged to contact AMU early in your distributed generation evaluation process so that we may answer any questions you may have.

Algona Municipal Utilities Distributed Generation Interconnection Standards
Algona Municipal Utilities Agreement for Electric Service and Interconnection of Distributed Generation Facility
Iowa Utilities Board Informational Guide to Distributed Generation - August 2017
Iowa Energy Center Solar Guide
Algona Municipal Utilities Distributed Generation Price Schedule March 1, 2020 through February 28, 2021