Rule 21 Interconnection Discussion Forum

CPUC's Energy Division is excited to announce the formation of an Interconnection Discussion Forum that will provide an informal monthly venue for utilities, developers, and other stakeholders to explore a wide variety of issues related to interconnection practices and policies. The forum, established in Resolution ALJ-347 (approved this morning), is intended to meet the following objectives:

* Foster proactive, constructive communication between utilities, developers, and other impacted stakeholders about issues related to implementation of Rule 21 and other interconnection rules;

* Resolve informally and/or prevent interconnection disputes; and

* Share information and best practices across utilities and developers

Please refer to the attached draft charter for more information about the scope and structure of the forum.

The first meeting of the Interconnection Discussion Forum will be on October 26th from 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at the CPUC at 505 Van Ness, San Francisco, CA, with phone lines enabledHeather Sanders, a gubernatorial appointee to the CPUC who is assisting Energy Division on interconnection, will facilitate. 

Proposed Agenda:

*Review charter

*Discuss shared interconnection objectives

*Review interconnection processes and timelines

*Discuss current interconnection issue themes

We look forward to your active participation. Final agenda, meeting room and call-in information will be provided closer to the date. Please contact Heather Sanders at with any questions.

CPUC: 505 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102
Event Date: 
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 09:30 to 12:30
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