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Renewable Energy Resources

Electric cooperatives support appropriate federal funding for renewable energy research and development, including incentives to fully utilize domestic resources that are available to all segments of the industry on an equitable basis. Nationwide, co-ops own and purchase nearly 6.4 GW of renewable capacity — in addition to roughly 10 GW of preference power contracts with federal hydroelectric facilities. Co-ops nationwide own nearly 1.2 GW of renewable energy generation and have long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) for nearly 5.2 GW. Including federal hydropower, co-ops own or purchase over 10 percent of U.S. renewable capacity.

ENERGY STAR Tax Credits Application for Distributed Resource [PDF]
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Submit a completed Distributed Resource form to the cooperative prior to installing a renewable system! 
National Renewable Energy Laboratory Maps Agreement--Interconnection of Net Metered Facility [PDF]
National Renewable Energy Laboratory - Solar Basics Agreement--Service for Small Power Production Facility [PDF]
National Renewable Energy Laboratory - Wind Basics Technical Guidelines [PDF]
Ohio Development Services Agency Rates: Single-Phase Distributed Generation [PDF]
U.S. Department of Energy Rates: Large Power Distributed Generation [PDF]
Touchstone Energy - Solar Facts  


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If you would more information regarding renewable energy, contact our Member Services department here or call 1-800-533-8658.

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